1.564 international exhibitors and 54.000 visitors – the IPM 2018 in Essen once again has been very successful and was central contact point for the topic of horticulture.
The Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture LTO Nederland (Land- en Tuinbouw Organisatie) awarded our Poinsettia variety Christmas Break (ealier named SK 136) with the highly appreciated LTO Novelty Award 2017.
Our cutting farm Wagagai Ltd. in Uganda has been successfully Fairtrade recertified. This has been decided by FLO-CERT, the leading global certification body for Fairtrade verification services, on 15 January 2018.
To coincide with the start of the 2018 bedding & balcony plant season, we are instigating the second stage of our consumer campaign to sell our Pink Kisses® mini carnations on the German market.
At the IPM 2018 in Essen (GER) we present again current highlights and developments of our assortment in hall 2 stand D21. With 180 m² our exhibition space remains the same as in the previous year and presents both new as well as approved varieties and introduces new and evolved projects.
We are happy to present you our new Chrysanthemum and Poinsettia catalogues 2018
When in autumn the leaves are turning into bright orange and yellow and are falling off not only birds go to warmer climates, but also butterfly species such as red admiral and painted lady move to the South. The natural food sources for insects are ebbing in late summer. From that moment on “bedding and balcony plants (B&B) such as Bracteantha and Heliotrop are seen as time extension for natural food sources.
Our production site Klemm + Sohn in Stuttgart, Germany received the GLOBAL G.A.P. certificate for the production of rooted young plants.
We are very happy that our double flowering Calibrachoa PinkTastic could convince the judges during the FlowerTrials® and has been awarded with the FleuroStar 2017/2018.
Again this year Thorsten Köhn, Head of Sales, is presenting his favourite varieties in our show garden in Stuttgart...
Even the most beautiful cultivars and the best plants must first find their way from the nursery to the retail outlet. For this reason, we have spent many years researching the latest trends . ..
The FlowerTrials® 2017 were attended by 7,135 registered visitors from 67 countries.
We are happy to present to you two new Selecta one catalogues.
Selecta one has launched a new member in the Selecta one group. Selecta France is a joint venture between Selecta one and Challet-Hérault, best-known in France and a young plant and breeding company for 125 years.
The appearance of genetically modified Petunia varieties has a lasting effect on the green industry. ...
Our new variety BabyDoll® is another Petunia sensation with a unique colour pattern ...
The FlowerTrials® 2017 take place from June 13-16, 2017. We will be participating again with two presentation locations in Germany and the Netherlands...
„Stagnation equals regression“ – for this reason we are trying to improve our Trixi® programme constantly. Hence, every year we are testing new combination possibilities and improved varieties in existing mixes ...
We would like to present to you two new catalogues: the second edition of our pot carnation catalogue and the first early spring crops catalogue by Selecta one...
With our new communication campaign “Pink Kisses® - as beautiful as our friendship” we are launching a campaign directly aimed at the end-consumer.
Three novelties have been introduced into the Poinsettia assortment.
As in previous years the IPM 2017 attracted many interested visitors to come to Essen. Like last year approx. 57,000 professionals visited the fair. We had our booth in the usual spot in hall 2 and presented highlights of our bedding and balcony assortment, Poinsettia and for the first time also cut flowers on 180m²...
On December 2 we officially opened our new production site Selecta Hellas.
The Fleuroselect Gold Medal is awarded to new varieties that clearly surpass existing varieties in terms of breeding innovation and beauty.
At the IPM 2017 in Essen we will be presenting highlights of our assortment at the usual place in hall 2 stand D25. On 180 m² we will exhibit Poinsettia and pot plants and for the first time cut flowers of our subsidiary Selecta Cut Flowers.
We’ve been presenting our Poinsettia information event “Magic Stars” for several years now in different European countries. Also this year we will be having a presentation of our assortment in several locations with our well-trained employees on site.
The Selecta bedding and balcony plants assortment consists of more than 600 varieties. Every year we select new, promising varieties. Other varieties are well-proven and bestsellers for many years.
Serengeti® Grasses is a new marketing concept to promote grasses. Several grasses of the Selecta assortment were chosen and rebranded to represent the graceful beauty of the Serengeti grassland in domestic gardens and on terraces.
With our Perennials assortment we want to meet the requirements of easy to care and sustainable plants. You can find a compilation of robust and easy to produce plants in our new Perennials catalogue.
The success story of NightSky® continues in the USA. The petunia with the unique pattern has been able to convince producers, media and reviewers everywhere and just received the Medal of Excellence ...
Every year week 24 is a fixed date for the FlowerTrials®. This year 52 participating companies presented their latest innovations and future developments in pot and bedding plants ...
We’ve optimized our Trixi® programme once more and added great new mixes to the line.
Today we would like to present to you our new catalogue of bedding and balcony plants “Spring Annuals 2016/2017” that offers you the familiar overview of our assortment.
The Naktuinbouw Elite certificate stands for the compliance of the highest possible security standards of plant hygiene of elite material. Our Solanaceae production at Selecta Canarias received the NAKT Elite certification already in January 2012. At the end of last year, this important certification was also given to our pot carnation production at Selecta Kenya...
We proudly present to you our new pot carnation catalogue. This catalogue is a compilation of our pot carnation assortment ...
This year’s Salon du Végétal took place from February 16 to 18 in Angers, France.
Fairtrade is the world's most important sustainable social certification system. 80% of the German consumers now know the fairtrade label ...
It is a kind of an imagination about us, from our own history, from the origin of man. Like a hundred thousand years ago, human beings are running through the African Rift Valley, passing by antelopes, zebras and other wildlife. Maybe they are hunting game or worse, running away from a dangerous predator? No, because it is the year 2015.
We host our Poinsettia event Magic Stars for five years now. Since 2013 we have been arranging an event series in several European countries.
We have a major change within our perennials programme. As of now our aromatics assortment is available as young plants that are suitable to produce edible products.
At this year’s Four Oaks show in Macclesfield, Cheshire (UK) which took place at September 8 and 9, 2015 our Petunia Night Sky has been award-winning once again.