PanAmerican Seed Purchases Begonia Lines From Golden State Bulb Growers
PanAmerican Seed has purchased the begonia product lines from Golden State Bulb Growers. The acquisition includes genetics of released varieties, breeding rights and seed bank, intellectual property, and marketing assets for the commercial AmeriHybrid and On Top begonia product lines.
There are currently more than 50 AmeriHybrid varieties, which feature unique flower forms and plant habits. Golden State Bulb Growers (Moss Landing, California) has bred begonias for over 100 years and has achieved many breakthroughs culminating in very unique, free flowering, multi-branched plants, with some of the largest blooms on the market today.
The purchase was complete in late-December. Products will be available from PanAmerican Seed distribution partners beginning in April 2018. Visit www.panamseed.com with more details to come.