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  • 7 December 2018. A series of more than 70 different freesia genotypes was planted in week 48 for comparison and assessment. In addition to about 25 existing varieties, various new selections are inclu …

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  • 21 November 2018. This week the  trial section for the cut flower cultivation of amaryllis will start growing. After 10 weeks of cooling, the leaves are mown and the first varieties will be in the har …

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  • 8 July 2018. After many years of outdoor cultivation in the head of North Holland, freesias are grown closer to us from this year: at various locations in and around Noordwijk. At the moment the lots …

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  • 31 May 2018. All freesia varieties in our propagation greenhouse are now fully in bloom. Twice a week, inspection takes place in order to remove eventual virus-plants or mixes, with the aim of obtaini …

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  • 07-03-18. Op 7 maart jl. is tijdens de jaarvergadering van bloembollenkwekersvereniging Floralia door de heer Aad van Leeuwen een nieuw Amaryllisras gedoopt dat door Penning Breeding is ontwikkeld. De …

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  • 20-10-17. Last week, our show department for the Open Days in spring 2018 has been planted. . Almost our full range of freesia varieties will be blooming in early March. In addition to our nominations …

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  • 24 May 2017. This week, it was time for he regular freesia inspection of the freesia fields on location in the northern part of North Holland. The cormlets have been planted just two monts ago, and al …

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  • 30 March 2017. Our double-flowering variety ‘Peachy Queen’ received the highest rating of the jury at the annual Freesia Show at Keukenhof. The unique peach pink color, very large, double flowers, lon …

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  • 22 March 2017. This year the annually event ‘Kom in de Kas’ takes place in the Bospolder in Honselersdijk. On 1 & 2 April ten agricultural companies open their doors to the public. At Penning’s yo …

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  • 15 November 2016. Next spring, Penning Freesia will introduce three new double-flowered freesiavarieties at auction FloraHolland: one deep red variety and two solid blue varieties.  Different planting …

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  • 16-8-2016. Harvesting of our first fall crop of freesia is scheduled to begin by the end of August. In week 20, the bronze-colored, double-flowering variety ‘ Bastogne ‘ was planted, of which the stem …

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  • 5 July 2016. Every two weeks, the freesia plantings in the northern part of North Holland province are visited.  The earliest sections, for dry sale,  are fully in bloom by now.  The final digging sch …

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  • 31-03-2016. At the annual freesia show at Keukenhof , the award for the best double flowering Freesia variety was granted to our new variety  ‘Peachy Queen ‘. This variety is characterized by its dist …

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  • 25-3-16. Since 1988, Chateau Beloeil, a medieval castle in Belgium and owned by the princely family of Ligne, is the host of a large amaryllis exhibition. The many beautiful rooms are decorated with t …

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  • 1-2-16. In the last week of December, a wide assortment of amaryllis varieties were planted in our show department, including both varieties suitable for pot culture as for cut flower culture. Further …

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  • 20-12-205. The construction of the heating pipe lifting system in the former Hippeastrum department has been completed. This separate section is now suitable for the cultivation of freesia and next au …

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  • 2-11-2015. In the next few months, a change will take place in the breeding sections in our greenhouse.. The main change is that the production of Hippeastrum cut-flowers will be terminated and the br …

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  • 5-10-2015.  Last week we started with the propagation of Hippeastrum for next season. Currently, the white-flowering varieties ‘Casablanca’ and ‘Himalaya’, suitable for cut-flower production, are bein …

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  • 10-07-2015. Freesia’s at the location in North Holland are currently in bloom. The corms are developing well, and digging of the first lots is scheduled for August 1.

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  • 01-05-2015. The single-flowering, bright pink variety ‘Pink Devotion’ is available at the auction since last year. From the end of May, the new crop will be in production.’Pink Devotion’ has an excell …

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  • 22-4-2015. Freesia ‘Acapulco’ has been available at the flower auction for some years on a limited scale. This variety is characterized by large, striking red flowers. In addition to a high production …

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  • 9-4-2015. From late February until the middle of April, all freesia lots are flowering at the new location in Morocco.  During this period, every lot will be carefully checked at least twice a week. I …

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  • 27-03-2015. At the annual freesia show at the Keukenhof, our company has won three out of four available awards. Eleven different freesia varieties and selections in as many as nine different colors w …

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  • 23 March 2015. Available again from this week at flower auction FloraHolland: the double flowering, bright white freesia ‘ Oregon ‘. Heavy stems, large, strongly scented flowers and an excellent prese …

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  • 17-03-2015. This week in the freesia-edition of the ‘Bloemenkrant’ : an article about our company, looking forward to the breeding and future of Freesia and to our Freesia Open Days of Friday 20 and 2 …

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  • 10-03-2015. Available again from this week at flower auction FloraHolland: the striking dark red single-flowering freesia ‘ Bordeaux ‘. This variety  is distinctive from the normal red-coloured assort …

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  • 03-03-2015. After the introduction last spring, the single-flowering white variety ‘ Ilse ‘ will be available this year in larger numbers at the flower auction. Uniformity, a very high production, bri …

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  • 25-02-2015. The light blue, single-flowering variety ‘Tahiti’ is available at the flower auction for some years. This variety has a very high flower production and is especially suitable for autumn- a …

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  • 20-02-2015. Starting next week, a range of new and largely exclusive freesia varieties will be in  production. The first flowers of the series of planting week 38  are now harvested, including the var …

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