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31 December 2019
Zamioculcas: Houseplant of the Month for January

Smart appearance, super-tough and an exceptionally fine work of nature: meet stylish Zamioculcas.   Green god Zamioculcas is the superhero amongst houseplants. An imperturbable powerhouse that also looks good. Thick dark green stems with feathered leaves with a beautiful shine, ranging in size from mini to around 60 cm. The larger specimens fan out

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23 December 2019
Merry Christmas!

We wish you a happy Christmas and a wonderful new year! During the Holidays, Javado can’t be reached on the 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st of December and the 1st of January.

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18 December 2019
BLOG: grower report Floramor

This report all started with a drive to Belgium, the birthplace of azalea floriculture, and home to Azalea grower FlorAmor. Christoph Stevens is my enthusiastic guide during the special visit to the Ghent region that follows.   Why is Belgium traditionally the epicentre of the azalea world? This plant originated in East Asia. In the late 18th century,

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21 November 2019
Poinsettia: Houseplant of the Month for December

The poinsettia’s cheerful colours are just what you need in the dark days before Christmas and the arrival of 2020.   Theatrical character When you first notice about the poinsettia are the beautifully coloured leaves. They’re often thought to be the flowers, but are actually bracts that form a star shape around the true flowers, which are small and yellow

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14 November 2019
BLOG: growerreport H.L. Hogervorst

Sandra and Gert-Jan Hogervorst live and work right next to the Dutch dunes. They grow potted bulb products, including hyacinths and daffodils. Gert-Jan’s father was one of the pioneers in selling potted bulb products to the auction house in Naaldwijk back in the 1970s. Read on to find out what it takes to supply the perfect bulb. Tell us about the history

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