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Contents Vegetalis NEW

Tomato Apricot Dream

NEW

Tomato Red Profusion

Introduction & Contents..........................................2 Contacts..........................................................................3 Basil Aristotle................................................................4 Basil Floral Spires.........................................................4 Chive Gigantic...............................................................4 Eggplant Ivory..............................................................5 Eggplant Amethyst.....................................................5 Eggplant Jackpot.........................................................6 Eggplant Pinstripe.......................................................6 Eggplant Emerald Isle................................................6 Okra Green Fingers.....................................................7 Physalis Little Lanterns..............................................7 Squash Windsor...........................................................7 Squash Buckingham...................................................8 Squash Balmoral..........................................................8 Sweet Pepper Bellina..................................................8 Sweet Pepper Redskin...............................................9 Sweet Pepper Mohawk..............................................9 Chilli Pepper Basket of Fire................................... 10 Chilli Pepper Cayenetta.......................................... 10 Chilli Pepper Chenzo............................................... 10 Chilli Pepper Loco.................................................... 11 Chilli Pepper Apache............................................... 11 Chilli Pepper Cheyenne.......................................... 11 Tomato Megabite..................................................... 12 Tomato Totem............................................................ 12 Tomato Tumbling Tom............................................ 13 Tomato Rambling..................................................... 13 NEW Tomato Apricot Dream........................................... 14 NEW Tomato Red Profusion............................................ 14 Tomato Sweet ‘n’ Neat Series.............................. 15 Tomato Little Sun...................................................... 15 Tomato Cherry Falls................................................. 16 Tomato Tumbling Tiger.......................................... 16 Tomato Peardrops.................................................... 16 Strawberry Temptation........................................... 17 Strawberry Mignonette.......................................... 17 Technical Data..................................................... 18, 19


Contacts Vegetalis

European Office Floranova Ltd. Norwich Road, Foxley Dereham, Norfolk NR20 4SS UK +44(0)1362 688622 customer.services@floranova. co.uk North American Office Floranova 5 Pequignot Dr. Suite B Pierceton IN 46562 574-594-9284 sales@floranova.com

Dominic Lacey Managing Director +44(0)1362 686008 dlacey@floranova.co.uk

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Kate Monaghan Supply Chain Director +44(0)1362 686032 kmonaghan@floranova.co.uk

Ashley Ransbottom Customer Services - Americas 574-594-9284 aransbottom@floranova.com

Shannon Trowbridge Account Manager - Americas 574-594-9284 strowbridge@floranova.com

Amy Gard’ner Product Development Manager 805-737-1962 agardner@floranova.com

Peter Bradford Product Manager +44(0)1362 686031 pbradford@floranova.co.uk

Beverly Smith Account Manager +44(0)1362 686012 bsmith@floranova.co.uk

Rhiannon Meredith-Davies Account Manager +44(0)1362 686010 rmeredith-davies@floranova.co.uk

Jack Emmerson Account Manager +44(0)1362 686004 jemmerson@floranova.co.uk

Ralph Cockburn Marketing Services Manager +44(0)1362 686003 rcockburn@floranova.co.uk


Aristotle Basil

Aristotle is a small leaved, highly aromatic and highly disease resistant Basil with a very neat rounded plant habit. Aristotle looks as good as it tastes and makes a delightful feature plant in pots or containers or even planted into a sunny spot in the garden. Strong stems, late flowering and good tolerance to poor weather make this variety a very good choice for garden performance.

Floral Spires Basil

Floral Spires are compact varieties bred with flowering in mind. Plant habit is very uniform and the foliage resembles a dense, bushy Greek type Basil. Floral Spires make great flowering plants but they are also excellent for culinary use. The well flavored, aniseed scented leaves are a great alternative to standard basil. Floral Spires is an ideal windowsill plant but is equally happy in a pot or planted out in the garden. Floral Spires strong stems ensure the plants perform very well throughout their production cycle and as a finished plant.

Gigantic Garlic Chive

Gigantic is an elegant garden plant with attractive flowers, well flavoured leaves and stems that are ideal for a number of culinary uses. Both the foliage and the flowers of Chive Gigantic are edible. Gigantic has a distinctive pleasant flavor combination of both chives and mild garlic. Double the size of a standard garden chive and far more decorative, the elegant arching stems are topped by attractive star shaped flowers.


Ivory Eggplant

Compact well branching variety with creamy white fruit averaging around 3oz (80g). Ivory crops heavily on predominantly spineless plants. Purple flowers and silvery grey foliage make this an attractive plant even at an early stage. Suited to containers and open ground in a warm sunny location. Fruit mature over a long cropping period and can remain on the plant for a long time before over maturing.

Shown in a 6� pot

Amethyst Eggplant

Compact well branching variety with vibrant, almost neon, purple fruit averaging around 3oz (80g). Amethyst crops heavily on predominantly spineless plants. Purple flowers and silvery grey foliage make this an attractive plant even at an early stage. Suited to containers and open ground in a warm sunny location.

Shown in a 6� pot


Jackpot Eggplant

Prolific cropping variety yielding average 3oz (80g). Dark Purple fruit over a long cropping period. Exceptional early establishment and good vigor along with a compact spineless attractive plant makes this an Ideal garden variety. Suited to containers and open ground in a warm sunny location. Fruit can also be harvested small as a true baby vegetable.

Shown in a 6” pot

Pinstripe Eggplant

Striking striped purple and white fruit weighing around 3oz (80g). Compact branching plants with silver grey foliage which is spineless in most conditions. Suited to containers and open ground in a warm sunny location. Fruit may be picked at a young stage for baby fruit which can be eaten whole or left to mature to larger fruit as required. Pinstripe crops over a very long period.

Emerald Isle Eggplant

A heavy cropping variety with small pale green fruit with dark green veining. The fruit average 2oz (50g) and make a very attractive alternative to the more familiar purple or white colors Green fruited aubergines are often used in Asian cooking. Shown in a 6” pot

Shown in a 6” pot


Green Fingers Okra

A compact Spineless Okra with deep, glossy green leaves which produces an abundant crop of 3-4in (7-10cm), upward pointing fruit. Okra Green Fingers grows best in the heat of Summer on free draining soil. A novel Okra which will produce fruit when only 15in (38cm) tall. Ideal for production in a protected space or in the heat of Summer.

Little Lanterns Physalis

Little Lanterns makes a compact productive plant with good weather tolerance. The pale green, sweet fruit mature to a golden yellow inside a paper like husk that dries to a golden color when ripe. Little Lanterns is great to plant in the open ground or in containers. Its compact, neat habit also makes it a sure-fire choice for mixed flower and vegetable planters.


Windsor Squash

A compact pumpkin with a neat habit easily grown in a container. Windsor produces very decorative orange fruit that have a dense internal flesh with a sweet, nutty flavour. Suitable for pots and containers as well as the open ground. Once harvested the fruit will store in a dry airy location, if kept away from direct sunlight, for up to four months without degrading.

Buckingham Squash

A compact Zucchini with a strong plant frame and attractive foliage producing lots of bright yellow fruit through the season. Ideal for pot and container production or open ground. Picked young the fruit are suitable for use as “en fleur� The large yellow flowers are also ideal for use as edible flowers or for stuffing etc.

Balmoral Squash

A compact summer squash with a neat growth habit producing white scalloped fruit throughout the season. The plant has a relatively open habit and large leaves and is quick to establish in pots and containers. Balmoral is also an ideal product for open ground production and will thrive in most soil types. Fruit can be harvested young, when they are about 3-4in (7-10cm) for uses similar to Zucchini or left to grow larger for use as a squash.


Bellina

Sweet Pepper Bellina is a compact plant with large yields of small bell peppers that are sweet flavoured. The fruit are 3 to 4 lobed blocky types which mature from dark green to bright red. Mature fruit have a relatively low seed count and a crispy textured thin wall which makes them an ideal snacking pepper. Long harvest period and tough compact plants make this a good choice for the patio.

Redskin Sweet Pepper Redskin is a compact Sweet Pepper with an elegant arching habit very suitable for hanging baskets. The fruit mature from dark green to a bright red three to four block fruit. Easy to pick and a crisp sweet flavour.

Shown in a 4� pot

Mohawk Sweet Pepper

A compact Sweet Pepper which has a spreading, cascading habit that is good for hanging baskets and patio planters. A perfect choice for small space gardens. Compact 20in (50cm) tall, dwarf plants. Pepper Mohawk produces a huge crop of small, block-shaped green fruit which ripen to a bright orange standing out amongst the glossy dark-green leaves.


Basket of Fire Chilli Pepper

A prolific fruiting variety which is dripping with small hot fruit on a compact leafy semi-trailing plant. The fruit mature from deep purple through cream and orange to mature to a bright red. Basket of Fire’s unique plant habit makes it a perfect choice for hanging baskets and containers. The plants have a good tolerance to cooler weather lasting well into the Fall. Harvested fruit are easy to dry as well as being ideal for fresh use. Schoville heat rating approx. 80000shu.

Shown in a 4� pot

Cayennetta Chilli Pepper AAS Winner 2012 Cayennetta is a compact branching cayenne type chilli. It has a very neat, attractive habit and produces a large crop of bright red 4 inch tapered fruit underneath the attractive leaf canopy. The fruit are mild in heat reaching around 20,000 Shu (Scoville heat units). Cayenetta has tolerance to both very hot and cold seasons making it a good all round performer in any garden.

Chenzo Chilli Pepper

Compact well branching plants that form an attractive, neat dome. Fruit are black maturing to bright red and crop heavily. Chenzo has a good resistance to cool temperatures. Suitable for fresh chilli use or for drying. Chenzo is very well suited to pots, containers and window boxes. Schoville heat rating approx. 45000shu.

Shown in a 4� pot


Loco

Chilli Pepper Compact branching plants that carry a heavy yield of oval fruit which ripen from purple to bright red. The upright fruit appear above the foliage and the spread maturity presents a colorful display. Schoville heat rating approx. 24000shu. Shown in a 4� pot

Apache Chilli Pepper

A very attractive compact Chilli Pepper producing masses of super-hot, bright red fruit. Apache is a very adaptable plant that will grow happily in most container sizes. Apache can also be kept very compact for use as a Bonzai plant. Schoville heat rating approx. 80000shu.

Shown in a 4� pot

Cheyenne Chilli Pepper

A compact Chilli Pepper with an elegant arching habit very suited to use in hanging baskets. Bright orange medium-hot fruit. The fruit contrast well against the bright green foliage and look very attractive in the garden. Schoville heat rating approx. 40000shu.

Shown in a 4� pot


Megabite Tomato

A compact Tomato producing unusually large fruit for the size of plant. The bright red fruit are much larger than Totem. Plants have a very strong stem which support the plants well but may require some support to aid the large amount of fruit. The fruit are multi lobed with a high percentage of flesh. Even though the plant has very large fruit for its type the plant has a good resistance to fruit falling off the plant.

Shown in a 6� pot

Totem Tomato

Totem - A compact Tomato that will produce a mass of small bright red fruit throughout the season. A very heavy cropping variety, Totem may need to be supported as the fruit matures to ensure the plant does not suffer with the weight of fruit. Totem is a strong robust plant that performs well even in a poor season.


TumblingTom

Tomato

A vigorous trailing Tomato in Red or Yellow that will easily fill a large basket. Produces masses of bright red fruit through the season. Very adaptable to various pot sizes. Good flavor and texture.

Shown in a 6� pot

Rambling Tomato

A vigorous trailing variety suitable for large baskets. Very attractive heritage-style striped fruit in red or yellow. Good flavour balance of acidity and sweetness. Red stripe can produce huge amounts of fruit right through the season and are bound to be a talking point in the garden or at the dinner table.


Apricot Dream Tomato

NEW

Tomato Apricot Dream is an F1 Hybrid indeterminate variety with a mass of very sweet fruit in a delightful apricot/orange color. Apricot Dream will produce 20-30 fruit per truss with a very high Brix rating of 11.5 giving a candy-like sweetness! Indeterminate but with a controlled habit making it very useable in a patio container.

Red Profusion Tomato

NEW

Tomato Red Profusion is an F1 Hybrid trailing tomato with an attractive mounding habit suitable for a large basket or container. Produces an abundance of scarlet 1 inch fruit all over the plant. Unlike some trailing varieties Red Profusion has a neat habit in a plug or 4 inch pot but will grow vigorously to fill a large container with 360째 branching.


Sweet ‘n’ Neat Tomato

The Sweet ‘n’ Neat series is an extra compact type suitable for use in a small container or even on a kitchen window sill. The very neat, compact plants are easily retailed showing green fruit. With a very short production time. Available in three colors - Cherry Red, Yellow and Scarlet.

Shown in a 6” pot

Little Sun Tomato

A neat companion to Totem. Slightly more compact and with bright yellow fruit. Like Totem, Little Sun may need support when fruit begins to mature. The bright yellow fruit contrast well with the green foliage, and provides a very good yield for a compact type.


Cherry Falls Tomato

Very vigorous variety suited to large baskets and containers. Cherry Red fruit crop heavily over a long harvest period. One of the best trailing varieties for flavor.

Tumbling Tiger Tomato

A compact trailing variety with red and green striped fruit. Plants are very neat and useful for planting in mixed baskets and containers. Fruit are protected by the foliage which is useful to protect from scorch in very high light levels

Shown in a 6� pot

Peardrops Tomato

A yellow fruited trailing variety with highly attractive pear shaped fruit and a delicious flavour. Peardrops is a traditional green shouldered variety that has a good flavour balance of sweetness and acidity. Plants are useful for planting in mixed baskets and containers.


Temptation Strawberry

A delicious ‘traditional’ Strawberry with medium sized fruit produced on plants with very few runners. Temptation is an everbearing type cropping over a very long period.

Strawberries Temptation & Mignonette are ideal varieties to be raised as young plants for sale to home gardeners. Temptation & Mignonette perform well if planted outdoors in a sheltered, sunny or partial shaded position and can provide fruit in June from an early sowing. Ideal for pots, containers and hanging baskets. Temptation is an everbearing variety that will produce a steady supply of fruit throughout the growing season on a very well presented plant that is suited to pots and containers as well as open ground production. Strawberry Mignonette is a woodland or alpine strawberry and renowned for its intense aroma and flavor. An everbearing type, Mignonette will continue to produce attractive, small red fruit over a long harvest period. Woodland strawberries are often referred to as gourmet strawberries and are used by many top chefs.

Mignonette Strawberry

A delightful Woodland Strawberry with tiny, highly fragrant fruit produced in abundance. Fruit mature throughout the summer.


(Hot) Loco

(Sweet) Bellina

(Sweet) Mohawk

(Sweet) Redskin

Little Lanterns

Pepper

Pepper

Pepper

Pepper

Physalis

(Hot) Chenzo

(Hot) Cheyenne

Pepper

(Hot) Cayennetta

Pepper

(Hot) Basket of Fire

Pepper

Eggplant

Pepper

Jackpot

Eggplant

(Hot) Apache

Pinstripe

Eggplant

Green Fingers

Ivory

Eggplant

Pepper

Emerald Isle

Eggplant

Okra

Gigantic

Amethyst

Chive

Floral Spires Lilac

Floral Spires White

Basil

Basil

Variety

Aristotle

Species

Basil

Vegetalis

21-24 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

24-28 Days

18-22 Days

18-22 Days

18-22 Days

18-22 Days

18-22 Days

18-22 Days

21-28 days

21-24 days

21-24 days

21-24 days

Plug Time

70 days

75 days

75 days

75 days

82 days

90 days

82 days

82 days

90 days

90 days

60 days

60 days

60 days

60 days

60 Days

60 days

90 Days

56 Days

56 Days

63 Days

Days to Maturity

4” (10cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

6” (15cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

Pack Height

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

12” (30cm)

10” (25cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

12” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

20” (50cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

12” (30cm)

22” (55cm)

18” (45cm)

12” (30cm)

14” (35cm)

22” (25cm)

22” (25cm)

22” (25cm)

22” (25cm)

22” (55cm)

22” (55cm)

18” (45cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

Ideal Container size Garden Height

Technical Data Spread

24” (60cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

24” (60cm)

20” (50cm)

20” (50cm)

18” (45cm)

24” (60cm)

12” (30cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

18” (45cm)

10” (25cm)

8” (20cm)

8” (20cm)

10” (25cm)

Round

Tapered block

Tapered

Small Block

Round

Thin tapered

Thin tapered

Thin tapered

Thin tapered

Short tapered

Pointed

Oval

Oval

Oval

Oval

Oval

n/a

n/al

n/a

n/a

Fruit Shape

1” (2.5cm)

4” (10cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

2” (5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

2” (5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

4” (10cm)

4” (10cm)

4” (10cm)

4” (10cm)

3” (7.5cm)

4” (10cm)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Fruit Size

0.2oz (5g)

2oz (50g)

2oz (40g)

1oz (25g)

0.2oz (5g)

0.5oz (10g)

0.2oz (5g)

0.5oz (10g)

0.2oz (5g)

0.2oz (5g)

3oz (80g)

3oz (80g)

3oz (80g)

3oz (80g)

2oz (50g)

3oz (80g)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Fruit Weight

Fruit Colour

Yellow

Red

Yellow

Red

Black

Orange

Red

Red

Red

Red

Green

Black

Purple & White

White

Green

Purple

White flowered

White flowered

Lilac flowered

White flowered


10-14 days

Windsor(Pumpkin)

Rambling Red Stripe

Tomato

85 Days

Tumbling Tom Red

Tumbling Tom Yellow

Red Profusion

Apricot Dream

Tomato

Tomato

Tomato

Tomato

Totem

Tumbling Tiger

Tomato

Tomato

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

70 days

60 days

63 days

63 days

55 days

55 days

48 days 48 days

Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow

21-24 Days

Tomato Sweet ‘n’ Neat Scarlet Imp. 21-24 Days

48 days

60 days

60 days

55 days

70 days

50 Days

60 days

86 Days

86 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

21-24 Days

28-42 days

28-42 days

40 Days

40 days

4” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

2” (5cm)

2” (5cm)

4” (10cm)

4” (10cm)

4” (10cm)

Days to Maturity Pack Height

Tomato

Tomato Sweet ‘n’ Neat Cherry Red

Peardrops

Rambling Gold Stripe

Tomato

Tomato

Tomato

Little Sun

Megabite

Tomato

Temptation

Cherry Falls

Strawberry

Tomato

Mignonette

Strawberry

Squash

10-14 days

Squash

10-14 Days

Balmoral(Squash)

Buckingham(Zucchini)

Squash

Plug Time

Variety

Species

Vegetalis

18” (25cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

10” (25cm)

8” (20cm)

8” (20cm)

8” (22cm)

12” (30cm)

12” (30cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

10” (25cm)

12” (30cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

16” (40cm)

16” (40cm)

16” (40cm)

72” (40cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

6” (15cm)

18” (45cm)

10” (20cm)

10” (20cm)

10” (20cm)

14” (35cm)

14” (35cm)

10” (20cm)

16” (40cm)

14” (35cm)

6” (15cm)

12” (30cm)

10” (25cm)

20” (50cm)

18” (45cm)

20” (50cm)

Ideal Container Size Garden Height

Technical Data

12” (30cm)

40” (100cm)

40” (100cm)

40” (100cm)

40” (100cm)

10” (25cm)

8” (20cm)

8” (20cm)

8” (20cm)

36” (90cm)

36” (90cm)

16” (40cm)

12” (30cm)

10” (20cm)

40” (100cm)

16” (40cm)

16” (40cm)

36” (90cm)

36” (90cm)

36” (90cm)

Spread

Plum

Round

Round

Round

Elongated globe

Round

Round

Round

Round

Elongated globe

Square

Oval

Oblate

Round

Round

Heart shaped

Heart shaped

Flattened globe

Long cylindrical

Scalloped

Fruit Shape

1” (7.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

2” (5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1.5” (3cm)

1.5” (3cm)

1” (2.5cm)

3” (7.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

1” (2.5cm)

0.5” (1cm)

10” (25cm)

6’ (15cm)

4” (10cm)

Fruit Size

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

2oz (50g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

0.75oz (15g)

0.75oz (15g)

1oz (25g)

3oz (75g)

1oz (25g)

1oz (25g)

0.75oz (15g)

0.2oz (5g)

6.5lbs (1.5Kg)

3oz (75g)

2oz (50g)

Fruit Weight

Yellow

Red

Red & green

Red

Yellow

Scarlet

Red

Red & green

Gold & green

Yellow

Red

Yellow

Red

Red

Red

Orange

Yellow

Pale Green

Fruit Colour


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