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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Neo™ Orange Celosia

  • Neo™ Orange Celosia - Bloom
  • Neo™ Orange Celosia - Cutflower
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Celosia cristata

Common Name: Cockscomb

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Height: 28 - 40" (71 - 102cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Large flowers with thick combs show off unique colors. Smaller leaf habit makes it easier to work with when using in bouquets and arrangements.  

Grower Information:

Grow Your Margin, Grow Your Sales
With Neo, you can grow over a longer period through the year…yield more usable stems from every ft2/m2…ship out better-quality C. cristata…and give florists a product that’s easier to arrange and easier to sell.

Planting density: 6 to 8 plants/ft2 (65 to 86 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse
Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 12 weeks

  • Less long day sensitive, making it easier to produce over a longer period during the year for most growers.
  • Features unique colours and a much better leaf habit.
  • Produces larger flowers with a thicker comb than Bombay.
  • Easier to work with for bouquets or flower arrangements due to smaller leaves.

Unique colour for the market will stir up interest for growers, retailers and florists.


Protection Information: EU PBR44055; UK PBR44055

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