Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Katz Hi Double White Matthiola

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Matthiola incana

Common Name: Extra-Early Flowering Tunnel Or Field-Grown Mattiola, Stock

Hardiness Degree: 22°F (-5.6°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Fragrant Flowers

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 32" (81cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Full lush plants with lots of blooms.

Grower Information:

More usable stems
NEW Katz Hi Double White provides greater than 90% yield of usable double-flowered stems, and this top-selling colour also has flower quality to match current Katz White.

Stem length: 32 in./81 cm
Planting density: 12 plants/ft.2 (126 plants/m2)
Best for: High tunnel, field

Plug crop time: 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 13 weeks

  • Delivers shorter crop time, uniform stem length and timing between colours, and better heat tolerance than European or traditional field types.
  • Can be grown earlier and later in the season, and even year-round in some climates, allowing for programmable Christmas through Valentine’s Day flowering.
  • NEW Katz Hi Double White provides greater than 90% yield of double-flowered stems in this top-selling colour.
  • 5% of PanAmerican Seed net seed sales of Katz are donated to PanCan for Pancreatic Cancer research in honor of Philip Katz, former PanAmerican Seed Product Manager.