Growing Media for Poinsettias

Berger is your partner of choice when it comes to the production of high quality poinsettias.

Growing poinsettia in the professional floriculture industry requires even more care, scheduling and timing than other cultures. Offering producers the ability to easily steer their crops from one growth stage to the next with predictable results, Berger enables professional growers to optimize their poinsettia production and obtain exceptional profit-making output.

Berger’s rigorous quality control system guarantees that your holiday plants will have identical physical and chemical characteristics from one load of mix to another, ensuring a remarkably uniform product. Manufactured with high-quality Canadian sphagnum peat moss and first quality ingredients, these professional growing mixes are adapted to your needs and are designed to maximize your results. Berger helps you produce the best quality poinsettia possible.

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Adapted Growing Mixes

BM Series :


NUTRIENT HOLDING

This substrate is manufactured with coarser aggregates and vermiculite for an additional nutrient retention in root rhizosphere between irrigations.

SEE BM1 NUTRIENT HOLDING SPECIFICATIONS

Natural Fiber - Wood HP

Containing additional horticultural grade wood fiber, this eco-friendly substrate increases porosity and access to available water offering a rapid poinsettia root development environment.

SEE BM4 NF WOOD HP SPECIFICATIONS

Natural Fiber - Euro HP

This aggregate-free mix is manufactured with specially selected super coarse peat moss to increase porosity and aeration of poinsettia container production. It’s distinctively larger particle size is designed for optimal drainage and extensive root system.

SEE BM4 EURO HP SPECIFICATIONS

Natural Fiber & Aggregate - Wood HP

For crops that require a more porous substrate, this combination of NF Wood and perlite provides excellent drainage capacity reducing the incidence of water stress and stimulating rapid root development.

SEE BM5 HP SPECIFICATIONS

Natural Fiber & Aggregate - Wood Super HP

The high percentage NF Wood and perlite combined with high quality coarse grade canadian peat moss creates an extremely porous structure providing ample drainage and air space. Ideal for highly water sensitive crops.

SEE BM5 Super HP SPECIFICATIONS

ALL-PURPOSE HP

With additional perlite, this high drainage growing media is ideal for poinsettia plants demanding quicker dry down periods and less water retention in the root environment.

SEE BM6 HP ALL-PURPOSE SPECIFICATIONS

All you need to know for a great poinsettia production

This Training Guide, written by Berger’s senior grower advisor Brian Cantin is segmented into six chapters to highlight major production phases of the poinsettia and present our best growing practices to help you produce the best quality plants.

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