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Arctic Queen White

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Color : White
Color Description: Pure white with a green center
Lengths available: 75cm
Vase Life: Average
Vase Life Details: 14+ days
Availability: Year round from Colombia.
General Comments: -This is a much purer white variety than the traditional Polaris white cushion.
- Bright green center makes for a very desirable Christmas design choice
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  • Long lasting, ALL chrysanthemums (mums, disbuds, spray poms) last up to 10 to 12 days.
  • Available in 6 major bloom structure types. Daisy, Cushion, Spider, Button, Anemone, and Micro.
  • Each stem should have a minimum of 4 to 5 blooms and bunches should meet all grading requirements ( see below).
  • Foliage must be dark green and free of marking or yellowing.
  • Interesting new varieties and colours are introduced each year.
  • Santini's are a series of smaller bloomed varieties available in a wide variety of fun colors and shapes.

Grading Information

  • South America grades minimum 6 to 7 stems , 280 grams , 35 blooms per bunch.
  • Minimum stem length 75 cm.
  • Many farms now offer "bouquet grade" poms which contain a fixed count of 10 stems and a minimum of 50 blooms.
  • "BQ grade" poms are often shipped at 65 cm stem length.
  • Holland grades by stem weight and usually bunched by 5 stems.
  • Should be shipped with 2 to 3 open blooms per stem.
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Grower and Breeder Information

  • Leading Breeders (2010) : C.B.A, Deliflor, Dekker , Fides, Royal Van Zanten,  and Yoder Bros.
  • Assorted boxes of daisy or cushion types should be packed approx 50% white, 25% yellow, 20% pink, 5% novelties.
  • Assorted boxes of dutch novelties should contain 50% pink, 30 % yellow, 15% white, 5% novelties.
  • Color assortments must be adjusted seasonally with more white for Xmas , bronze for Fall, and more lavender for Spring.
  • There is increasing demand for novelty red / bronze varieties on a year round basis and these should not only be planted for the Fall season.
  • Boxes destined for export must be clearly identified with quantity, variety name, colour mix and grade.
  • Bunches should be well hydrated before shipping as chrysanthemums dehydrate easily in transit.
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