Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Greenhouses set date for 11th Annual Poinsettia Trial & Open House

Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Greenhouses set date for 11th Annual Poinsettia Trial & Open House

The open house will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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October 29, 2018
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Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Greenhouses will host its 2018 Poinsettia Trials & Open House on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The open house will showcase a comparison trial of hundreds of Poinsettia varieties from six different breeders: Ball/Selecta, Beekenkamp, Dümmen Orange, Rinehart, Suntory and Syngenta.

Plants will be finished under natural light conditions and a short day or black cloth conditions.

Breakfast and lunch will be sponsored by the breeders.

The 2018 Featured Speakers are:

  • Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University
  • Janna Beckerman, Purdue University

Lodging is available at the Hampton Inn, 165 Admiral Trost Drive Columbia, IL 62236 P: 1-618-281-9000. Discounted rates are available for the trials. Please inform the hotel you are part of the N.G. Heimos Greenhouse Group.

For more information about the trials and to RSVP please contact Susie Hines (shines@ngheimos.com or 618-476-3617) or visit millstadtyoungplants.com

The address is 6627 State Route 158, Millstadt, IL 62260.

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