Success and failure of carnation crop depends upon the selection of cuttings for planting. The stem tip cuttings must be of good diameter and. Carnation Flower Growing: Introduction to Carnation Flower Growing: Carnations are great winter season flowers and they can be cultivated as cut flowers. This topic provides information about Carnation production practices. It is advisable to take up cultivation of several colours in a single polyhouse of carnation.

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Whitish tan colored stains up to 5 millimeters in diameter surrounded by a narrow reddish purple margin.

The standard carnation has one big flower on a single stem. Disorder Calyx Splitting Cultivars with too many petals are susceptible to calyx splitting. Feeding on young leaves results in distorted leaves as they continue to grow. Click here to post a comment. Varieties of Standard Type Carnation. The cuttings normally develop good root system within 21 days. The poles at the beginning and the end of each bed should be strong enough and be in cast concrete.

Lower leaves become purple and dry shortening and blackening of stems take place and rotting of stems can be observed. Immediately after planting, drench with 1 g carbendazim or captan per lit of water. Crops Garlic Farming Guide October 12, Water stress and potassium deficiency are suspected causes for a physiological curly tip and die-back of carnation flowers.

It is cultivated for large-scale production. Bore holes are clearly visible on flower buds. Water logging would cause deprival of oxygen to plants. The poles at both the ends of bed should be strong. Black spot Alternaria dianthi: Maintaining optimal pest and disease control can be achieved by keeping regular preventative spraying program.


Shallow planting is vital in tropical places. Selection of cultivars like Epson, Palmir etc. Flowers are packed in bunches and sleeved in plastic sheets or newspaper as desired by customer. Exquisite, KissiScarlet Elegance.

Categories Animal husbandry Crops Technology. To make the more favorable growing condition for carnation organic matter FYM is added in bed with the basal dose of NPK fertilizer.

Carnation Cultivation in Greenhouse | Agri Farming

Treating the cut ends with ppm IBA, encourages more roots. Continuous spraying of water should be given to maintain the soil wetness i. For spray type, length of cutting should be 7 to 10 caarnation, while in case of standard type, 10 to 15cm long cuttings are preferred, cuttings roots in 2 — 3 weeks, if they are placed in favorable environment.

Black pin-head sized spore masses happen in concentric rings around the surface of those stains. Spray types are harvested when two flowers open and the remaining buds show colour.

Carnation cultivation guide (2018)

Spray types are harvested when two flowers are open and the bud shows colour. Across the bed, nylon wires are woven like net. India has the excellent prospect of developing good quality carnation. Micro carnation is used for as ornamental pot plants. Season It can be cultivated throughout the year as it is grown under controlled conditions.


Manuring Neem cake 2. The stock plant must be pinched and cuttings should be harvested regularly, when the shoots are long enough to make cuttings.

Bud formation to harvest. The flowers can be stored for two to four weeks before marketing.

Carnation cultivation guide () – Agricultureguruji

Physiological Disorders in Carnation crop: Good support material is metallic wire woven with nylon mesh. The ideal time for pinching is in the morning because the head of polyhousse plant easily breaks. In case of carnation growing, moderate temperatures are favored.

For this, the flowers have to be packed in cartons lined with polyethylene film. Optimum soil pH is 6. B — Tank Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Fusarium Stem rot and wilt: These grow into stains up to 5 millimeters in diameter with brownish middle surrounded by a wide purple margin. Use plants derived from pathogen analyzed stock and keep rigorous hygiene practices carbation lessen the disease.

Technical Guide on Carnation. Diana, Hermes, Salmanca ,Tobago,Yellow solar. Stem and root rot might be present. Pinching is an important operation in the successful production of quality carnation.

Leaf blades are simple, entire and usually narrow. Post harvest Treatment Citric acid is added to water to make the pH 4. Bud borer — Helicoverpa armigera Caterpillers infest the leaves and flower buds.