Wetering Potlilium grows as customer-specific as possible and therefore wants to prevent plant deviations. This makes it important to have as many buttons as possible to turn and thus produce the right plant for the customer. And because LED absorbs less energy than HPS fixtures, they are more resistant to the extreme price increases of energy.
Grow light is not usually the first aspect growers think of when applying the Plant Empowerment principles. But as this Dutch grower of tomatoes has discovered, the lighting strategy can have a valuable impact on the greenhouse climate and hence the plant balances.
Maatschap Van Wijk is one of the leading chrysanthemum nurseries in the Netherlands. A real family business where the special spray chrysanthemum Radost and Radost Cream are grown on 2.4 hectares. Maatschap Van Wijk is affiliated with VannoVa and grows beautiful chrysanthemums for the top end of the market.
Norwegian consumers prefer produce grown in their own country – and that includes tomatoes. For Mjølsnes Gartneri AS this was reason enough to invest in a grow light installation, in order to further optimise production between February and October.
Changes in the market forced Nico and Albert Kiep to focus on cultivating chrysanthemums with higher branch weights. Hortilux worked with the pair to develop a tailored grow light solution to meet their new needs.
Cucumbers growing well under hybrid LED & HPS at Uman Greenhouse Complex in Ukraine