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Post Harvest Treatment

Chrysal

The absolute market leader in post harvest treatment of cut flowers is Chrysal. Their range of products is complete and flower specific, covering all specific needs of growers, wholesalers, florists and consumers. We distribute and sell the Chrysal range of products and have done so since not long after the start of the Hortraco company (1986).

Treatment of flowers after harvest is an important step in assuring a healthy looking end-product. Treatment products can be supplied for anti leaf-yellowing, hydration and conditioning of the flowers. Chrysal products in this range, which we stock, are:

AVB - Post-harvest conditioner for ethylene sensitive summer flowers (1L bottle, 2ml per litre of water). Download MSDS

CVBN - Improved Gerbera treatment in tablet form for Gerbera, Germini and other cut flowers (800 tablets per jar, 1 tablet for 1 litre of water for gerbera and mixed bouquets with daffodils, 1 tablet per 3 litres of water for all other flowers). Download MSDS

SVB - Post-harvest anti leaf-yellowing treatment for Lilium, Alstroemeria and Euphorbia fulgens (250 tablets per jar, 1 tablet per 3 litres of water). Download MSDS

RVB - Post harvest universal clear hydrating treatment (5 and 200 litre drums, 2ml per litre of water). Download MSDS

RVB non clear - Post-harvest anti leaf-yellowing treatment for Lilium, Alstroemeria and Euphorbia fulgens (25L drum, 10ml per litre of water). Download MSDS

OVB - Post harvest hydrating solution for summer flowers (5 litre drum, 3ml per litre of water). Download MSDS

BVB - Post-harvest conditioner for bulb flowers, such as Iris, Lilium, Alstroemeria, Anemone and Nerine (1L bottle, 1-10ml per litre of water depending on the flower and the treatment time). Download MSDS

BVB plus - Post-harvest conditioner for tulips, reduces the bending and growth of the tulip in a bouquet (1L bottle, 1-10ml per litre of water depending on the flower and the treatment time). Download MSDS

Processing Equipement

While in transport and on display, flowers are suffering from the different conditions they are kept in. To overcome this period several products are available, including water treatment products and nutrition. Products in this range, which we stock, are:

Professional 2 New Generation - Improved and concentrated conditioner for all cut flowers during transport and in store (10L and 200L drums, 5ml per litre of water). Download MSDS

Professional 3 - Powdered food supplement for the full development of flowers in vase and floral foam solutions (2kg per bucket, 10 grams per litre of water). Download MSDS

Glory - Especially suitable for flower arrangements and corsages (500ml trigger). Download MSDS

Processing Equipement

As part of the Chrysal products we can supply you with a dosing unit called the Dosatron. You can find more information on this tool by clicking on the link on the right.

Finally, a much appreciated product by consumers is the food sachet. We stock several types of this product, including a home brand. Products in stock are:

Chrysal clear universal flower food (1000 and 2000 sachet boxes and 6x200 sachet dispensers for 1/2L of water, 6x100 sachet dispenser for 1L of water). Download MSDS

VASELIFE (1000 sachet boxes, 1/2L of water, Hortraco home brand)

Fleur Vital (1000 sachet boxes, 1/2L of water). Download MSDS

Processing Equipement

If you are not sure what products suit your flowers best, please don't hesitate to contact us!