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Location and Climactic Conditions

The facility is located in the hilly interior of the island in an ideal environment for flower seed production.

 

Hybrid Flower seed Production Facility in Boralanda

Total land area 20 ha
Total area under green house  8 ha in two sites including growing tables and irrigation   
Flower Seed Handling Capacity 1000 Kg per annum
Road access   From Nuwara Eliya, Bandarawela or Haputale
Elevation 1258 m
Distance from Colombo 200km.
Climate    1530 mm annual rainfall with one peak in November / December, annual mean temperature minimum 130c to 17 0c and  max 230c to 270c .
Humidity Varies from 40% to 70%
Rain water collection capacity The rain water collection capacity is 5.4 million liters at any given time which can cater to the total water requirement of the farm area

 

Seed Sorage Room ((Humidity and Temperature Controlled))

Seed Dryers (Temperature Controlled)
Pre Dryer Room
Temprature = 20 0c
Relative Humidity = 55%

Post Dryer Room
Temprature = 28 0c
Relative Humidity = 40%

Plant Nurseries

3 Hectares of plant nurseries

Growing Media Production Facility

This Facility can produce special potting mixtures for hydroponic cultivations and is equipped with sterilization mechanisms by steam or chemicals. The ability to provide different growing media for different plants is one of our key strengths.

Research & Development

  • Continuous trials on various varieties
  • Soil and water pH testing
  • Electrical conductivity testing
  • Seed Germination testing – Good practices ensure high germination rates for our seeds
  • Daily / Weekly production reports to customers on each variety
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