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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

Year: 2004

Volume: 5
Issue: 2
Pages: 186-194

Article Topic(s): Propagation,Nutrients,Fertilizer
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Salvia coccinea (Scarlet sage),

Abstract

Researches 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 Citation

S. 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.

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ISSN: 1522-8339
DOI: 10.2979/npj.2004.5.2.186

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