For globe chrysanthemums the grading code S56 (cultivation method) will become mandatory from 1 May 2016.

This code has been advised since 2015.

The grading codes for globe chrysanthemums (group 202 004 03) are as follows from 1 May 2016:

Position Code Description Instruction
1 S01 Pot size Mandatory
2 S04 Minimum plant diameter Mandatory
4 S05 Stage of maturity Mandatory
5 S56 Cultivation method Mandatory
6 S02 Minimum plant height Mandatory

The grading code S56 has been made mandatory at the request of both suppliers and buyers. You can view the quality codes via the link given below:



The most common codes for S56 (cultivation method) are:

Code 001 under glass

Code 002 outdoors