The life of your Whetman Pinks

This is one of our Mother stock greenhouses ready to produce quality cuttings.

This is one of our Mother stock greenhouses ready to produce quality cuttings. The process begins after 8 years of trialling to make sure plants produce strong, healthy cuttings that are virus free, fragrant, and have attractive foliage. This stock is replaced every 12 months to ensure the best possible quality of cutting.

Cuttings are carefully selected from the mother stock plants then they are all rooted by hand.

After the cuttings have been stuck they are placed on heated benches and misted to encourage rooting. They spend an average of 6 weeks on the benches before they are ready to be dispatched.

After the 6 week period a healthy cutting should look like this, with good root growth and healthy foliage. Now they are ready to be dispatched!

Once you have chosen your desired pinks, the plugs are packaged into our bespoke boxes, (which can be recycled) allowing the plugs to be safely separated and preventing damage on their journey.

After some sun, endless nurturing and water, voila! The perfect dianthus pink!