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Week 28 (2019) Update

This year was a week of sending samples to various places including the Great Yorkshire show and RHS Tatton Park Flower Show where Jonathan Moseley continues to do a fabulous job of promoting UK flowers. The T34 trial was assessed this week.  The results were not as marked as we would have liked but an […]

Week 27 (2019) Update

The week 19 planting of “Japanese stocks” was ready to harvest this week.  Assessments were undertaken on 10 stems of each variety with the overall stem length and weight being measured and them all trimmed to 45cms and then weighed again.   The data is yet to be analysed but to summarise, all of the […]

Week 26 (2019) Update

The first flush of the overwintered Veronica was cut down this week.  The trial was originally planted at a density of 25 per sq/m but they have now been thinned to 12 per sq/m in order to ensure more air movement and hence make powdery mildew control a little easier.   The stem length (over […]

Week 25 (2019) Update

The Fusarium column variety trial continues to show marked differences between varieties and at this stage it looks like some plots may even produce marketable stems.  Regular assessments are being made and the summary of these will be presented at the Open Day on the 17th of July. Bulrush have again sponsored a trial to […]

THREE WEEKS TO 2019 OPEN DAY – Wednesday 17th July 2019

CFC 2019 OPEN DAY – WEDNESDAY 17th JULY The 2019 CFC Open Day will take place on the evening of Wednesday the 17th of July. Please click on the link below for a copy of the invitation to the event. CFC open evening invite 2019 And click the following link to book to attend the […]

Latest Reports

Latest Factsheet on The Control Of Downy Mildew on Protected Column Stocks

Following on from the work that the CFC has undertaken with column stock growers relating to the issues with downy mildew in 2018 and the subsequent sensitivity trials at FERA, the CFC and AHDB have produced a detailed fact sheet giving information about the biology of the disease and how it can be managed by […]

Updated version of the Cut flower plant and seed suppliers directory

Gordon Hanks has recently updated the Cut Flower Plant and Seed Suppliers Directory.  This can be accessed by clicking on the following link:- supplier-database-201529810

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