Bemack Farm is located in the Mount Kenya region at an altitude of 2,500 meters above sea level. The 13ha farm managed by Mr. Rakesh Kutteih currently planted 5,000m2 of orange Schreurs rose Dutch Beauty!. According to the farm’s packhouse manager, Hannington, this is a unique orange that has a striking and lovely color.
“What’s more unique is that at the vase, the rose opens up well without the color fading away making it a good choice for a arrangements,” he adds.
Dutch Beauty! characteristics:
- Has a nice orange color
- Stemlength 60 – 80cm
- Production 180 – 200 stems per M2 per year.
- Vase life 10 – 12 days
- Normal susceptibility to pests & diseases
- Head size 4 – 5cm
- Has very good presentation in the buckets & on the vase.
Dutch Beauty! is unpacked by Jan Ruhe (Richmond Trading) at the Netherlands BSI Auction while some other bunches are sent to direct markets in the UK & Australia. Quality reports indicate that the variety is a very good transporter.