Little upfront investments:
short day plants. The vegetative growth (length) takes place during the long day
period, a day length of 16 to 18 hours. When reaching the length about 50 cm
the short day period is needed for reaching the blooming state (day length 12
hours). After 5 to 6 weeks harvesting the flowers can be started.
In warmer regions, close to the equator, means that you won't need much more then lights. in addition to outside growth, they can be grown underneath a shade cloth or inside a greenhouse. In colder regions a greenhouse with lights and dimming is needed. Due to low energy needs, heating the greenhouse won't be needed much.
Four to five crops per year
Traditional Aster are commonly used as a Bouquet filler. Our varieties with big flowers are not only good to use as a bouquet filler, but also as a bouquet on it's own. Our small flower varieties are now available in a diversity of colors. Hereby the application of Asters are more easier to deposit.
We select our
varieties in a diversity of cultivation circumstances. There for we take a look
at many cultivation
Long vase life and easy transportation are very important. Also we keep an eye on sensitivity for pest and diseases; particularly root diseases. Naturally the production and harvest merchantability are at the utmost importancy. Herefor our varieties are easy to grow, cultivate and transport.
At this moment we have several new production lines available. Our single flowered Asters, Aster Astée® and the Aster Astée® mini. These kinds are available in a diversity of colors: light and dark pink, light and darkblue, purple and white.
Interested in partnering?
We have 25+ years of experience in breeding and commercial growth of Asters. Apart from offering easy to grow world-leading varieties, we can support our partners with information and advice on selection of best varieties for your situation, optimal growth and quality and potential sales channels.
Contact us for more information on availability and flowering trials.