Preserved flowers and other substrates
Method for increasing bleed resistance of preserved plants and products of the method Patent #: 4828890
ApplicationNo. 659300 filed on 05/02/1991
US Classes:504/114, COMPOSITIONS FOR PRESERVATION OR MAINTENANCE OF CUT FLOWERS428/17, Flora428/24Flower or flower petal
ExaminersPrimary: Hollrah, Glennon H.
Assistant: Bembenick, B.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA01N 003/02
Foreign Application Priority Data1989-09-11 FR
AbstractLong-life cut flowers characterized in that their tissue water is replaced with a substance, particularly polyethylene glycol (PEG), which is unsuited to the metabloism of saprophytic agents, and method of treating cut flowers to obtain these long-life flowers.