Updates from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

RootSmart™ propagation trays:  not just for trees.

Featuring an innovative wall-less, bottom-less design, Vineland’s RootSmart™ tray has been shown to improve the quality of root systems during propagation.  Although earlier research

focused on tree root systems to reduce defects and improve longevity of trees, ongoing studies have shown how RootSmart™ can be used for other woody perennials to help with labour savings and production efficiencies.

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Next 49th Parallel rose to be released in spring 2021

The Aurora Borealis™ rose, the third addition to Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection of roses, is scheduled for release in the spring of 2021.

Featuring a dramatic sunset-pink flower and dark glossy green foliage, this low-maintenance rose measures one-metre in height with a one-metre spread and features black spot resistance and winter hardiness across Canada.

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See Vineland’s Fall 2020 newsletter for more updates.