Demand for perennials has increased as consumers educate themselves and seek out new and improved varieties. Overwintering perennials can become an important profit center. Here’s some advice on how to overwinter successfully.
During this young plant production season when many growers receive unrooted cuttings, liners and plugs for spring production. Cuttings shippers are delaying deliveries because the tender cuttings cannot withstand the frigid temperatures.
Reducing temperatures during finishing (RTF) can reduce energy and input costs when producing poinsettias. Check out research from Purdue University and University of New Hampshire on how RTF influenced plant height, bract area index and time to marketability and first pollen shed.