Grading code S05 (maturity stage) is added to Salix (Deco green) from 1 June 2017

Increasingly often, buyers are finding it important to know the maturity stage of Salix. To fulfil this request, we want to make supplying this information mandatory as an official quality code. This we will do in two steps.

The grading code S05 (maturity stage) is recommended from March 1, 2017 and mandatory from June 1, 2017 at Salix.

The grading codes for Salix (Group 107 013 01) are as follows from 1 June 2017:

Position Code Description Prescription
1 S20 Minimum stem length Mandatory
2 S33 Age grade timber Mandatory
3 S05 Stage of maturity Mandatory

In order to fill in the right codes for maturity, we made ripeness photos. These can be found on the website of the VBN.

You can examine all the grading codes using the link below: Grading codes for cut flowers

You must add the grading code S05 at position 3 in your EAB software package.

Grading code S05 (Maturity stage) mandatory by a number of Perennials from 1 March 2017

Increasingly often, buyers are finding it important to know the maturity stage of perennials. To fulfil this request, we want to make supplying this information mandatory as an official quality code. This proposal has been accepted by the VBN Regulations Steering Group.

For the product groups listed below, the grading code S05 (stage of maturity) becomes mandatory from 1 March 2017 at position 4. Use of this code has been recommended for some time now.

Product group no. Product group name S05 Position Mandatory
310017 Aster Position 4 Mandatory
310015 Campanula Position 4 Mandatory
310021 Gentiana Position 4 Mandatory
310053 Helleborus Position 4 Mandatory
310121 Leucathemum Position 4 Mandatory
310007 Phlox Position 4 Mandatory
310141 Platycodon Position 4 Mandatory
310042 Rudbeckia Position 4 Mandatory
310010 Saxifraga Position 4 Mandatory

The link below contains a list of the quality codes
Quality codes

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