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The power of flowers

A cut above the rest
  • Global flower trade goes wild
  • Success that is cut and dried
  • Wild with orders
  • Dyeing for a market
  • Planting for a future
  • A cut above the rest
  • High maintenance produce
  • Bouquet - the way that pays

A cut above the rest

Only perfect blooms are acceptable. Protea, South Africa's national flower, are impressive fresh but also dry into everlasting flower heads. Longmore Estates is training satellite groups of farmers in the area to cultivate proteas and other leucodendron species, to supply the packhouse.

 

 

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