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Best Practices for Fresh Cut Flowers- A Care and Handling Checklist


Fresh Cut Flowers- A Care and Handling Checklist


When fresh cut flowers receive optimal care from harvest to consumer, they have better quality and last longer. This requires attention to details, e.g., selecting long-lasting varieties, maintaining good sanitation practices, and providing retail customers with flower food. Our research has focused on ways to make flowers last longer. We have developed a simple checklist to ensure long-lasting flowers.

Source: • American Floral Endowment Special Research Reports #449

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