Sudden Death article – contain generalstuff as well In the current study, a number of protea plantations in the southwest of WA were visited to quantify the extent that P. cinnamomi was attributing to deaths of cultivated proteas.
AFI Iss43 – Page 26-27 – Profits from proteas in NSW Brushtop Farm is owned by the McInnes family and is located at Knights Hill in New South Wales, about two hours drive south of Sydney. Ben McInnes has shared his … Continued
protea pruning-flowering report The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of pruning plants of ‘Pink Ice’ on the flower yield, quality and flowering time.
The opening flower head, with a funnel to V shape, reveals a central mass of soft fluffy florets, initially all joined together, and surrounded by multiple tiers of sticky bracts.
This beautiful Protea is relatively new to floristry. It has very large flowerheads (9–10 cm tall) consisting of a soft central mass of raspberry to rustypink flowers surrounded by tiers of large, pale green bracts edged with deep pink to maroon hairs.
This protea is a major cut flower, grown in many countries. Its success is due to its vigorous growth habit, with a long flowering season and tolerance to disease.
The spectacular king protea is a major cut flower. It is grown in many countries and has a long flowering season. Like most proteas, it originates from South Africa.
The general aim of the project is to develop fertiliser management strategies for the production of high quality Australian and South African native flowers, particularly the Proteaceae.
Elsinoe scab of South African Proteaceae is caused by Elsinoe spp. The disease causes scabby lesions on stems, leaves and flower heads and heavy infection can cause twisting or splitting of stems. Symptoms vary from species to species and among cultivars … Continued
Data from Pink Ice harvest totals from a local dry land flower grower and rainfall totals from the Bureau of Meteorology were collected to determine any relationships between rainfall totals and harvestable stems.