The First Company SEEDS in Italy Since 1870!

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Our original company Carmine Faraone Mennella was founded in 1870 and was reknowned for breeding a wide range of flower and vegetables varieties. These were produced on the unexcavated ruins of Pompei. Is situated in Torre del Greco (Naples) at the foot of Vesuvius. Today our breeding and trialing station is located in Sarno, still in sight of Vesuvious but benefiting from tropical summers and below freezing winters, thus producing products ideally adapted to a wide range of environments.

We have created many varieties but the world markets are costantly changing. In this new site we present to you "The Cream of Farao", a mixture of old favourites suitable for today's markets together with innovative new products for tomorrow's markets. (read more...)

Successes

  • Petunia 97%

  • Helianthus 83%

  • Viola Wittrockiana 74%

  • Primula 67%

  • Zinnia 52%

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Certificates FleuroSelect 
Renato Faraone Mennella:

Renato Faraone Mennella has participated in numerous years as an Italian judge of Fleuroselect and to all the major events of this prestigious international organization for the sector of ornamental plants. Its main activities are testing, protection and promotion of new varieties of flowers.
 
1991

Certify that "Lychins" sent in for trial by Semi Farmen is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds.    

 

 
1992

Certify that "Celosia Plumosa Red Bengala" sent in for trial by Semi Farmen is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its relable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Nordwijk, NL, 23 july 1992) Certify that "Lobularia Maritima Nature Trial" sent in for trial by Semi Farmen is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Nordwijk, NL, 23 july 1992) Certify that "Salvia Splendens Top Lovely Pink" sent in for trial by Semi Farmen is entitled to be introduced with the fleuro select, quality mark, for its relable performance and good scoring in fleuro select european trial grounds. (Nordwijk, NL, 23 july 1992)

 
1998

Certify that "Petunia F1 Multiflora Candy Velvet Picotee" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Bern, Switzeland, 1 August 1998)

 

 
1999

Certify that "Salvia Splendens Pharaoh Burgundy" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Gent, Belgium, 21 August 1999) 

 
1999

Certify that "Petunia hybrida Flambè Salmon" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Egmond, Netherlands, 27 July 2002) Certify that "Helianthus Annuus Helios" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Egmond, Netherlands, 27 July 2002)    

 
2003

Certify that "Petunia Multiflora Candy Rose Lace" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Cambridge, UK, 9 August 2003)    

 
2004

Certify that "Petunia F1 Grandiflora Limoncello" sent in for trial by Farmen Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Lausanne, Switzerland, 21 august 2004)

 

 
2005

Certify that "Petunia Hybrida Multiflora Nuvolari" sent in for trial by Farmen Srl Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Sorrento, Italy, 2 july 2005)

 

Certify that "Echinacea Purpurea Baby Swan White" sent in for trial by Farmen Srl Italy is entiled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Sorrento, Italy, 2 july 2005) Certify that "Petunia Hybrida Multiflora Mini Bella" sent in for trial by Farmen Srl Italy is entitled to be introduced with the fleuroselect, quality mark, for its reliable performance and good scoring in fleuroselects european trial grounds. (Sorrento, Italy, 2 july 2005)

 
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