Registration open for the University of Florida Poinsettia Industry Trials Dec 4, 2018


The 2018 University of Florida Poinsettia Industry Trials will be held Tuesday, December 4, 9:00am–2:00pm, at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex, 2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, FL 32611.

See the latest poinsettia varieties evaluated in the National Poinsettia Trials along with research from the UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Dept. including poinsettia heat delay & natural day flowering, and other controlled environment production and breeding topics.

 

The format for the event on Dec 4 is: 

9.00 

Registration and greenhouse walk-through

9.30 

Welcome and introductions

9.45 

Poinsettia cultivar trials (Commercial breeder presentations by Beekenkamp, Dummen Orange, Selecta/Ball, and Syngenta)

11.00

Research presentations from the UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Dept.

12.00

BBQ lunch (includes vegetarian options) sponsored by Syngenta

1.00

Poinsettia pest management recap by Lee Bloomcamp, Syngenta, and grower presentation from American Farms

2.30

Finish

 

There are no plants for sale at the Poinsettia Industry Trials on December 4. The Poinsettia Show and Sale for Master Gardeners and the public will be held on December 6 and 7

REGISTER FOR TRIALS HERE

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you in December!