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Using compost for container production of ornamental hammock species native to Florida
Author(s): S. B. Wilson, L. K. Mecca, P. J. Stoffella, D. A. Graetz
Article Topic(s): Propagation,Nutrients,Fertilizer
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Salvia coccinea (Scarlet sage),
AbstractResearches the effects of using a compost-based medium on the growth of four species native to Florida hammock communities. Plants and flowers grew larger in the compost-based medium than in the commercial peat-based mix.
Suggested CitationS. B. Wilson, L. K. Mecca, P. J. Stoffella, and D. A. Graetz. "Using compost for container production of ornamental hammock species native to Florida." Native Plants Journal 5.2 (2004): 186-194.