Newsletter November 2018

Phalaenopsis, a different view on light 
On the northern hemisphere we are currently in the transition from autumn to winter. This means that the percentage of artificial light is starting to exceed that of natural light. On sunny days in early November the percentage of natural light can still be reasonable, but it lessens every day. Many of us have an obvious tendency to create the greatest possible amount of light (moles) per day by switching on the assimilation lighting in the middle of the night. However, a study conducted by Plant Lighting, GrowWatch measurements and logical thinking shows that this makes no sense. more.

Cymbidium, from early to late assortment
The extremely light and warm summer in Europe has had a big impact on production during the 2018-2019 season. Normally speaking, a summer with plenty of light leads to higher production, but it also leads to production postponement, particularly before 1 November and Christmas. more.