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Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan--Achievements-Improved varieties

Improved varieties

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The plant
The plant
The petals of ‘Snow White’ (left) and ‘White Jade’ (right)
The petals of ‘Snow White’ (left) and ‘White Jade’ (right)
Tainung No. 4 (Snow White)

Variety Characteristics

    The flower spike is about 80 cm long with petals about 4.2 cm long and 3.2 cm wide. It starts to bloom 18 months after cultivation of deflasked seedlings. The maximal shelf life as cut flowers is about 10 days at 25℃, whereas as pot plants it blooms for about one and half months. The long vase-life of white flowers will make it one of the most favorite orchids in the Japanese market.

The term of the plant variety rights protection

    February 11, 2011 – February10, 2031