Foliar sprays for cut flower production
Farmer: Jessica Gale
Farm: Sweet Gale Gardens
Publish Date: February 6, 2018
Article Type: Research Project
Research Priorities: Disease & Pest Control
Ecological cut flower growers are more limited in the their options for managing pests and disease pressure. There is anecdotal and observational information around the use of organic foliar sprays, but quantitative data is lacking. To generate robust data for herself and other growers, Jessica Gale tested the efficacy of a nutrient foliar spray and an anti-fungal spray on two flower varieties.