February 10, 2018
Applications for Dümmen Orange’s Dr. P. Allen Hammer Scholarship Now Being Accepted
Named for Dr. P. Allen Hammer in acknowledgment of the contributions he has made to the floriculture industry, the scholarship is intended to extend Dr. Hammer’s legacy by supporting the next generation of floriculture students.
January 11, 2018
Dümmen Orange, Koppert Partner on Launch of New IPM System
Dümmen Orange plans to incorporate Koppert Biological System’s beneficial insects into its pot chrysanthemum cuttings program, with the end goal being minimal use of chemicals further down the chain.
December 21, 2017
Dümmen Orange Confirms Presence of Xanthomonas in Begonia Stock
In a December 16 letter to its customers, Dümmen Orange said it had encountered an issue in its El Salvador-based Las Mercedes production facility, where bacterial leaf spot had been confirmed in begonia production.
December 7, 2017
Growing Tips From a Pro for SunStanding New Guinea Impatiens
SunStanding New Guinea impatiens hybrids spruce up the landscape with vibrant blooms that explode with color in both sun and shade areas, and they hold up well in heat and humidity.
November 9, 2017
Dümmen Orange Throws Support Behind Seed Your Future Initiative
Dümmen Orange has announced it will pledge $450,000 over the next three years to Seed Your Future, the non-profit organization whose mission is to promote horticulture in the U.S. and inspire people to pursue careers working with plants.
November 7, 2017
Update: Dümmen Orange Acquires McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture; Here’s What it Means
The move further expands Dümmen’s Orange’s grower reach in North America. McHutchison and Vaughan’s Horticulture will continue to provide full-service offerings to grower customers.
August 1, 2017
MPS Honors D.S. Cole Growers for 10 Years of Sustainability Leadership
At Cultivate’17, a ceremony to mark a 10-year milestone since D.S. Cole Growers became involved with More Profitable Sustainability (MPS), as the first U.S. grower to achieve MPS certification, took owner Doug Cole by surprise. Separate celebrations also recognized Metrolina Greenhouses and Dümmen Orange for achieving MPS certification.
July 20, 2017
Terra Nova Nurseries, Dümmen Orange to Partner on Unrooted Cuttings Production
Terra Nova Nurseries has contracted with Dümmen Orange to produce unrooted cuttings (URCs) from Terra Nova private stock located at Dümmen Orange’s Central America facilities. The URCs will fulfill orders in North America and Europe.
June 20, 2017
Dümmen Orange Enters Calla Market With Acquisition of Golden State Bulb Growers Portfolio
Golden State will continue to supply the market through September 2018, at which time Dümmen Orange will assume supply and delivery of much of Golden State’s product line.
June 6, 2017
Grow-Tech Introduces New Media Plug, Joins Dümmen Orange Team
Grow-Tech LLC, a designer and manufacturer of stabilized growing media products, is making waves this week with the launch of a new plug and an announcement that it is joining forces with Dümmen Orange.
May 22, 2017
New Dümmen Orange Scholarship Honors Legacy of Dr. P. Allen Hammer
“Our industry’s future depends on attracting and supporting bright, hard-working students into horticulture programs across North America, and the support of Dümmen Orange will aid that effort,” Hammer says.
April 6, 2017
Dümmen Orange Provides Retail Concepts; Terra Nova Offers Solutions; Kientzler Gearing Up
Greenhouse Grower hit the Central Coast of California on our Day 4 of California Spring Trials, and what we saw was inspiring and exciting.
April 5, 2017
California Spring Trials Day Four: New Plant Intros from Dümmen Orange, Terra Nova Nurseries, Kientzler, and More
The Greenhouse Grower team saw loads of memorable plants during day four, as it visited Dümmen Orange, Chisan Orchids, and Windmill Nursery. Dümmen had several notable introductions, including Wild Romance New Guinea impatiens in Blush Pink and White, which inspired the theme of its displays. One of the standout displays was its perennial combos with some new leucanthemum additions. Chisan Orchids in Los Alamos, CA, with Israeli breeders Hishtil, Jaldety, and Cohen Propagators, was a new stop on the route this year. Hishtil has a new gaura series out that includes a compact, low-growing variety, ‘Baby,’ with a mass of pink blooms. Cohen displayed Verbena ‘Mickey Red Rose,’ a unique bi-color that looks like a mixed combo, and Jaldety featured an interesting Cyperus prolifera. Windmill Nursery was the last stop of the day, with breeders Terra Nova Nurseries, Kientzler, J. Berry Nursery, and KiwiFlora. Terra Nova had several new heuchera for show, including ‘Onyx,’ which is a mounding, […]
February 14, 2017
Suppliers Comment on Plant Genetics’ Fate After EuroAmerican Propagators’ Bankruptcy
Since the operation’s bankruptcy filing on January 23, 2017, suppliers associated with EuroAmerican Propagators have updated Greenhouse Grower on what the operation’s bankruptcy means for them – and how it will impact grower customers.
January 24, 2017
Dümmen Orange Acquires Quick Plug, a Cutting Compost Supplier
Quick Plug technology is designed to open up opportunities for automation and robotization of several product groups and add quality to rooted products.