Here’s problem that’s long frustrated hydrangea growers, along with wholesalers and retailers who buy the increasingly popular cut flower: botrytis. Namely, how to stop the fungus from ruining flowers.
In the last year, one floral company has been leveraging best practices from the food industry to reimagine how hydrangeas and eventually other flowers could be shipped. Growers involved in the test say the new solution just might work.
This month in Floral Management, we take a look at that idea and why some growers involved in testing already are calling it a success.