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November 10, 2011
By Dave Harrison

Nov. 10, 2011, Vineland, Ont. — "… which is the fairest poinsettia of them all…" Well, they all look great to us, but you can make your own mind up next month at the annual poinsettia trials open house at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC).

Nov. 10, 2011, Vineland, Ont. — "… which poinsettia is the fairest of them all…"

Well, they all look great to us, but you can make your own mind up next
month at the annual poinsettia evaluations open house at the Vineland
Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC).

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Some 115 cultivars, including 20 new red
selections, are featured. The open house will be held Dec. 2 from 1 to 4:30.

Participating breeders include Dummen USA, Paul Ecke Ranch, Beekenkamp Plants, Selecta First Class, and Syngenta Flowers.

For more information, contact trials manager Wayne Brown, OMAFRA greenhouse floriculture specialist, at 905-562-4141, ext. 179.

The trials are hosted by OMAFRA and VRIC.


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