University of California

Gerbera propagation


D. Edward Smith
Robert L. Nelson

Authors Affiliations

D. Edward Smith is Associate Specialist, Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of California, Davis; Robert L. Nelson is Laboratory Technician, Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 21(12):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n12p7. December 1967.

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Two questions yet to be fully answered in the development of the colorful Gerbera as a major cut flower in California include consumer acceptance and economy of production. The wide range of colors, both pastel and fluorescent, and of flower types including singles, doubles, quilled and frilled, would seem to promise a definite consumer demand. To date, insufficient production of quality flowers precludes an adequate test of the market potential. One of several production trials made at commercial nurseries throughout the state is described here.

Smith D, Nelson R. 1967. Gerbera propagation. Hilgardia 21(12):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n12p7
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