2013 Poinsettia Trial Collections

New Introductions & Trial Varieties

2013 Ecke Poinsettia Trial Collection

We are pleased to introduce the poinsettia varieties featured in the 2013 Ecke Poinsettia Trial Collection.  The trial collection is a combination of new commercial introductions for the 2013 season as well as varieties that Ecke is currently trialing as possible commercial introductions for future seasons.  The trial collection gives growers an excellent opportunity to try new introductions in small, manageable quantities as well as get a sneak peek at what Ecke is breeding for future seasons. This season the collection will consist of eight varieties.  Order today as quantities are limited!

The trial collection is only available as rooted cuttings. Trial collections can be shipped weeks 26-36. The grower price is $115 landed. The price includes $31 in freight and royalties. Please book orders separately from existing or future orders. Trial collections will be shipped separately.

New 2013 Introductions!

31-12

 

31-12 is an early season, compact variety with characteristics very similar to the Premier™ family in terms of timing and habit.  31-12 has a natural flower initiation date of approximately September 10th. With a 7-7.5 week response time 31-12 will be ready for sale approximately November 5th. It has larger showy bracts and cyathia.  Due to its naturally compact nature it is best suited for smaller container sizes however it could be used in larger containers when extra vegetative growth time is allowed. 31-12 is an excellent choice for Energy Efficient programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

38-11 (Brilliant™ Red in Europe)

38-11 is a mid season, compact variety.  Natural flower initiation is approximately September 25th. With an 8 week response time this variety will be ready for sale approximately November 25th. 38-11 has a deep red color, large cyathia, and bracts that form individual, pronounced stars on the plant. 38-11 is ideal for smaller container sizes due to its naturally compact nature.  38-11 or Brilliant Red is a commercial variety in Europe and performs well in low light regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1270

 

1270 is a medium vigor, mid season variety.  Natural flower initiation is approximately is approximately September 25th. With an 8 week response time 1270 will be ready for sale approximately November 25th.  1270 has vigor similar to Freedom.  It has excellent performance in low light regions and can be used in a wide variety of container sizes.  1270 should also perform well in southern regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19-12

19-12 is a pink sport of 1270 (shown above).   19-12 is a medium vigor, mid season variety.  Natural flower initiation is approximately is approximately September 25th. With an 8 week response time 19- 12 will be ready for sale approximately November 25th. 19-12 has vigor similar to Freedom.  It has excellent performance in low light regions and can be used in a wide variety of container sizes.  19-12 should also perform well in southern regions.

 

 

 

 

 

1303

1303 is a medium vigor, mid season variety.   Natural flower initiation is approximately September 25th. With an 8 – 8.5 week response time 1303 will be ready for sale approximately November 25th – December 1st. 1303 has characteristics very similar to Prestige with strong stems and excellent branching. 1303 is adaptable to a wide variety of container sizes and does well in low light regions. 1303 may show some heat delay in southern regions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1360

1360 is an early to mid season variety that has medium to tall vigor.  Natural flower initiation is approximately September 15th. With an 8-8.5 week response time 1360 will be ready for sale approximately November 20th.  1360 has upright branching and large, showy bracts.  It performs well in low light regions and can be used in a wide variety of container sizes but is best suited for larger pot sizes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19-96

19-96 is a true mid season variety with medium vigor.  Natural flower initiation for 19-96 is approximately September 25th. With an 8.5 week response time 19-96 will be ready for sale approximately December 1st. 19-96 has large, flat bracts and very large cyathia.  19-96 as upright excellent upright branching and is resistant to stem breakage.  19-96 can be used in a variety of container sizes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1362

1362 is a very early season pink peppermint variety.  1362 is a vigorous variety and will benefit from the use of PGR’s. Natural flower initiation for 1362 is approximately September 10th. With a 7-7.5 week response time 1362 will be ready for sale approximately November 5th. 1362 has larger cascading bracts and a “fluffy” look.  Because 1362 is a vigorous plant is it best suited for larger container sizes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product form, Shipping, & Cost

The trial collection is only available as rooted cuttings will be shipped between weeks 27-36.  The grower price is $115 landed.

 

*Please book orders separately from existing or future orders.  Trial collections will be shipped separately.

* Ecke Ranch reserves the right to fill the trial collection from some or all experimental products along with other popular commercial products as availability permits.


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