Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Pisa

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucadendron Pisa

Pisa’ is a very versatile Leucadendron developed in NZ. Willowy stems bear many short side branches, each densely covered with whorls of silvery green, slightly twisted leaves and terminating in a flower head featuring yellow to lime-yellow bracts (botanically these are involucre leaves rather … Continued
Opportunities for the Queensland ICT sector in the Cut Flower and Foliage Industry

Opportunities for the Queensland ICT sector in the Cut Flower and Foliage Industry

This strategy outlines opportunities for the Queensland ICT sector to increase its market in, and collaboration with the Queensland Cut Flower and Foliage Industry. The strategy will help to boost the productivity of the Flower and Foliage Industry through increased … Continued
Nutrition and Growing Media

Nutrition and Growing Media

Thirteen elements are known to be essential for normal plant growth. Three others – silicon, sodium and cobalt – have beneficial effects on growth or health under special circumstances but are not considered important for commercial horticulture. The essential elements … Continued
How they eat can hurt them

How they eat can hurt them

Pest that feed on YOUR plants have different feeding behaviours, including chewing, sucking, mining, wood-boring and gall-forming. Most insect pests that attack ornamental plants grown in greenhouses and nurseries have sucking or piercing-sucking mouthparts; these include aphids, whiteflies, mealy bugs, … Continued