Irrigating landscape bedding plants and cut flowers with recycled nursery runoff and constructed wetland treated water. Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Direct nursery runoff (runoff), wetland treated recycled nursery runoff (recycled), and a municipal water source (tap) with and without elevated salt (NaCl targeted injection to 3.0 dS⊙ m− 1) levels were tested as potential drip irrigation sources for production of in-ground cut flower crops and landscape bedding plants. Two species of cut flowers, Helianthus annuus L.'Mammoth'(sunflower) and Gladiolus hortulanus L.'Tout A Toi'(gladiolus), and two bedding plants, Catharanthus roseus G. Don 'Pacifica Red'(vinca) and Zinnia elegans NJ …

publication date

  • June 1, 2003