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    Ïlex verticillata

    Some growers propagate their products themselves, but most growers leave this complicated process to the breeders. The search for and the long road to the success of these products begins with the breeders. We visited Kolster BV, specialist in cut shrub breeding, cultivation and delivery. Robert-Jan Kolster invited us behind the scenes of the company and told us in particular about the Ilex varieties they breed.


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    Dracaena surculosa 

    The Dracaena, also called dragon's blood tree, originated in West Africa. The plants have been exported to Europe since the 17th century. They are known as the most air-purifying plants. Edwin Plaisier, from nursery Vireõ, tells us all about the Dracaena surculosa "Mike" and the special Dracaena surculosa "Mike White".



    Valentine Special

    Valentine's Day is on February 14th. A day that is celebrated worldwide and that revolves around love; a day where lovers surprise each other with the most beautiful flowers.


    Pop-Up Aalsmeer

    Pop-Up Aalsmeer

    It was officially opened on Friday November 20; the Pop-Up Aalsmeer; a local initiative that FloraPodium and Barendsen are happy to participate in.



    Blog #9: Pop-Up Aalsmeer

    Pop-Up Aalsmeer was opened last Friday, November 20, in the presence of Councilor Robert van Rijn. Two young lilac growers, Erik Kramer and Frank Weenink, offered a beautiful bunch of lilacs for the occasion, as a symbol of Aalsmeer entrepreneurship!


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