Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Neo™ Red Celosia

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

Scientific Name: Celosia cristata

Common Name: Cockscomb

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Height: 28 - 40" (71 - 102cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: New Celosia cristata series offers big flower heads with great colors and small leaves.

Grower Information:

Grow Your Margin, Grow Your Sales
All-new Neo lets you 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, 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 new, 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.

Slightly shorter stem length. 9-13 weeks transplant to finish.


Protection Information: EU PBR46509

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