Contents tagged with cut flowers

27 August 2020

Effective handling of cut flowers from harvest through to despatch is a critical part of maintaining the quality of the product grown and supplied to customers, and ultimately the end consumer. This factsheet contains information on key areas of good practice for the post-harvest handling of cut flowers.

27 August 2020

This factsheet provides guidelines for achieving effective control of powdery mildew diseases on outdoor and protected cut flowers. Information is provided on disease symptoms, spread, fungicide efficacy and crop safety and example spray programmes are provided for outdoor and protected crops.

17 July 2020

Catch up with the latest update on the outcomes of HNS 198 ‘Improving weed control in hardy nursery stock production’, the Cut Flower Centre and SCEPTREplus projects.

11 June 2020

Cut flower and foliage specific guidelines for post-harvest handling

19 June 2020

New products and options for herbicide programmes in both field-grown hardy nursery stock and field-grown cut flowers

13 July 2018

The AHDB Horticulture Crop Walkers’ Guide for Cut Flowers has been designed specifically as an aid to crop monitoring. It illustrates and describes the important pests, diseases, nutritional and physiological disorders which may be encountered during the crop production process. 

13 October 2021

This factsheet provides growers with the results of alstroemerias evaluation trials which took place at The Cut Flower Centre in 2017.

11 September 2018

This factsheet provides growers with the results of sunflower (Helianthus annuuscultivars) evaluation trials which took place at The National Cut Flower Centre, as well as information on: propagation, growing conditions, and pest and disease control.