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Calceolarias in Sweden August 1976


Focus on Floriculture


One of the exciting aspects of travel is the new information one comes across. What follows, with some modifications, compiled by Karl Wikesjo2 at the Agricultural College of Sweden's Horticultural Advisory Office at Alnarp. Special emphasis is placed on the experi mentation of Jan Johansson at Alnarp and the use of photoperiod in crop scheduling. Please keep in mind that northern Europe has considerable less midwinter light than Indiana and that production is mostly in 4 - 4.5" pots. Since what follows is my translation, I assume all responsibility fqr errors as well as conversions to the US weights and measures systelnu •Calceolarias for Winter Blooming Karl Wikesjo "' . "' * 1 Calceolaria x speciosa belongs to the family Scrophulariaoeae. It originates from Peru and Chile. The plants are 8-15 inches high with oval, thick, indented leaves. The inflorescence develops at the top of the plant. One of the petals develops into a round pouch, which is similar in appearance to a slipper.

Source: • Focus on Floriculture, Purdue University

Keywords: Gmunder's Dvarg Portia OE

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