‘Pineapple looks great in a large pot on a patio’

Ananas (pineapple plant) - photo: Waterdrinker

“Ananas (pineapple plant) has several favourable characteristics”, states Dutch wholesale company Waterdrinker in a newsletter. “At night it releases oxygen as a result of which you wake … [Read more...]

‘A really cool, fun new plant’

Zamioculcas zamiifolia ‘Raven’ - photo: Costa Farms

“One of the really cool, fun new plants we have hidden away in our research and development area is Raven ZZ plant”, says Justin Hancock, one of Costa Farms’ garden experts in a blog at the … [Read more...]

newPlantsandFlowers moved

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This month newPlantsandFlowers has moved from Amsterdam to Landsmeer, a small town very near to the capital of Netherlands. The new postal address is Burgemeester Postweg 61, 1121JA … [Read more...]

New Sinningia speciose hybrids

Sinningia 'Rock Royalty' (flower) – photo: Jay Sespico

Every now and then The Gesneriad Society in the US focuses in its monthly newsletter Gleanings on the breeding activities of one of their members. Last month the society puts the ‘New … [Read more...]

Culture details now available in multiple languages

PanAmerican Seed has updated its online culture page to include GrowerFacts in multiple language translations for greenhouse growers. Beyond accurate and real-time culture details available … [Read more...]

Glow-in-the-dark cut flowers and pot plants

Glow-in- the-dark flowers - flAVATAR Magical Flowers’ – photo: ELWA Kft - flAVATAR Trade

ELWA Kft - flAVATAR Trade from Budapest, Hungary will introduce at the German trade fair IPM 2018 which will be held January 23-26 in Essen its ‘Glow in the dark flowers - flAVATAR Magical … [Read more...]

Dutch breeders are concerned about Brexit

Concerns about DUS testing chrysanthemum varieties after Brexit - photo: newPlantsandFlowers

Barely a year and a half before Brexit, the departure of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) the possible changes for the horticultural sector in Europe are still uncertain. … [Read more...]

Dates for third Tulip Trade Event March 14–16

Tulip Trade Event 2018

After two previous editions, the Tulip Trade Event in Netherlands returns in 2018. From Wednesday through Friday, March 14–16, eleven participants are opening their doors to national and … [Read more...]

PT Tamora Stekindo links up with Dalat Hasfarm


PT Tamora Stekindo, which was started twenty years ago by Marita Hovers in Medan, Indonesia, has been acquired in an agreed partnership by PT Flora Swarnadwipa Indah (PT Flora SI) and … [Read more...]

‘Winning Jasmine is no great beauty’

Jasminum sambac – photo: Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

Earlier this year the Canadian Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) already published an article about the research aimed at ethnocultural potted plants and flowers which … [Read more...]