At this moment we have 6 trial locations worldwide.
1. Könst Alstroemeria Nieuwveen, The Netherlands. (make sure popup safety is off)
2. Könst Alstroemeria Colombia, Flores La Serena/Amancay, Facutativa, Colombia (make sure popup safety is off) 2010 (January untill September)
3. Könst Alstroemeria Hyeres, France / Olsthoorn Alstroemeria
4. Alfa nurseries Chichester, UK / Alan Cox
5. Kawakami, Ibiuna, S.P. Brasil
6. Nichibo Ina Nursery, Ina-city, nagano-pref. Japan
Besides these 6 trial locations where we count all stems per variety per m2, we have many show area's where our customer can have a look at the performance of our Alstroemeria varieties.
Argentina: Tsukasa, La Plata
Italy: Tricarico Vicenzo, Bari
Equador: Floreloy S.A., Quito
Colombia: Flores La Conchita, Santafe de Bogota
Trial area Nieuwveen The Netherlands:
In Nieuwveen we have a showgreenhouse where we grow Alstroemeria with soilcooling, CO2 and HID-lighting (8000 lux). The cold water necessary for the soilcooling is produced by a cooling machine. The surface is 2.500 m2.
Photo: Cooling machine
Photo: Cooling tubes Photo: 3 loops of cooling tubes (6 in total)
Varieties grown at the moment (march 2012) are:
Himalaya, , Flame, X-treme, Firenze, Stratus, Meribel, Hot Pepper, Tiger, Grace, X-Plosion, Greenday, Navarro, Picanto, Ipe, and many small trials of old and new varieties.
Adress: Nieuwveens Jaagpad 93, 2441 GA Nieuwveen