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Sugar Pine Cones


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Variety Information

Color : Green
Lengths available: Medium (13-20cm) Large (20cm+)
General Comments: - Sugar Pine cones are the largest cone in the Northwest. They are incredibly large.

- They are collected in the summer and stored until the Xmas season

- Graded into two sizes:
Medium 13cm to 20cm (6' to 9")
Large 20cm+ (10"+)

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Florist & Wholesaler Information

  • Evergreens and Cedar - Keep at constant temperature of 35 F (2C) in closed waxed box to prevent drying
  • Holly - Store at a constant 35 F ( 2 C) in waxed box with plastic insert that permits some air circulation  - Ensure that it is not kept even briefly at freezing temperatures. Holly is quite sensitive to freezing.  It will last 6-8 weeks in the box if handled properly. 
  •  When using in floral arrangements, Holly lasts longer when stems are kept in water

Grading Information

  • Evergreens and Cedar - Grading is typicaly done by weight - Boughs are 45cm to 70cm and Tips are 25cm to 40 cm
  • Holly - When grading, each box contains lengths ranging from 15cm to 60cm

Grower and Breeder Information

  • Evergreens and Cedar - Product should have rich green color with no dry tips - Boxes should be shipped in constant temperature of 35 F (2 C) with controlled humidity
  • Holly - Leaves should be firm and glossy and berries bright and firmly attached to stem, with very little dropping
  • - Stems should be dipped in preservative solution after harvesting
  • - Pack Holly in moisture retaining box with plastic insert that allows air circulation
  • - Pre cool boxes (just above freezing) for minimum of 24 hours before shipping
  • -Transport at constant 35 F temperature, with controlled humidity
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