Dwarf Morus wins biggest prize at Chelsea 2017

Morus ‘Matsunaga’ Charlotte Russe - photo: Plantipp

On the first day of the Chelsea Flower Show 2017 in London (UK) Morus ‘Matsunaga’, a dwarf mulberry has been awarded the title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year. This Morus that is brought … [Read more...]

Candidate varieties for FleuroStar 2017

FleuroStar 2017 entries - image: FleuroStar

“Which introduction will become the new Winner with the Wow-Factor?” Fleuroselect, the international organization for the ornamental plant industry asks this question in an invitation for … [Read more...]

Growing raspberries in a container or smaller garden

Groovy fruits – photo: Plantipp

Raspberry Groovy is now exclusively online available at Gardening Express (UK). It is a new concept for growing raspberries on the patio or in the garden when space is limited. Rubus idaeus … [Read more...]

Nearly sixty breeders participate in FlowerTrials 2017

Impression of the Gediflora FlowerTrials 2016 presentation - photo: FlowerTrials

During the FlowerTrials 2017 which will be held June 13-16 in Netherlands and Germany no fewer than 59 pot and bedding plant breeders present their latest innovations, creative concepts and … [Read more...]

Certificate safeguards quality propagation material of herbs

Vita Certa logo

“There is a growing demand for edible herbs”, also notes Dutch breeder and young plants producer Florensis. In the March 2017 newsletter Florensis announced that the company has obtained the … [Read more...]

Growing Tips: Dianthus Pink Kisses

Pink Kisses Basket - photo: selecta one

The varieties team of Greenhouse Grower invited Kyle Peterson of Fessler Nursery to share his Growing Tips for Dianthus Pink Kisses with the readers of this US trade magazine. Pink Kisses is … [Read more...]

Demand for Artemisia arbotanum from day one high

Artemisia arbotanum – photo: Hishtil

“Grow some Artemisia arbotanum in your backyard, roof or terrace and you’ll have no need to buy caramel-colored drinks. Just pluck some leaves to flavor hot and cold beverages, and even … [Read more...]

A year round ‘mail your plants’ program

The Gardians - photo: Viscon Group

Dutch based Viscon Group designs production lines for production processes in Agro & Food. The group recently launched AimFresh. This new retail division is focusing on innovative ideas for … [Read more...]

Primary ancestor of most domesticated apples

Malus sieversii (apples) – photo: Pflanzmich.de

Malus sieversii is a wild apple native to the mountains of Central Asia in southern Kazakhstan and regarded as primary ancestor of most cultivars of the domesticated apple (Malus pumila). … [Read more...]

Plug & Play is PanAmericans answer on ‘ready to enjoy’ demand

Calibrachoa Paradise Island Fuseables - photo: PanAmerican Seed

“Today’s shopper is looking for attractive, easy and long lasting mixes, ‘ready to enjoy’ products. Our Plug & Play program is just what a grower needs to grow and sell combos with complete … [Read more...]