Hilgardia
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Poinsettia bud initiation dates: Study of bud initiation dates enables growers to produce and time better poinsettia flowers

Authors

A. M. Kofranek
R. H. Sciaroni

Authors Affiliations

A. M. Kofranek is Assistant Professor of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, University of California, Los Angeles; R. H. Sciaroni is Farm Advisor, San Mateo County, University of California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(1):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n01p9. January 1954.

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Abstract

The poinsettia–grown especially for the Christmas holiday season–is valued at approximately $250,000 annually. It is the third ranking pot plant crop in California with over 60% of the plants being grown in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kofranek A, Sciaroni R. 1954. Poinsettia bud initiation dates: Study of bud initiation dates enables growers to produce and time better poinsettia flowers. Hilgardia 8(1):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n01p9
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