Flower Color: Red
Heat Tolerance: Good
Brand: Cultivaris|Quality Cuttings|NuFlora
Rooted or Unrooted? unrooted
USDA HARDINESS: 9 – 11
ROOTING: 14-21 days at temperatures of 64-75o F.
For 4 (10 cm) pots, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 8-10 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 9-11 weeks.
For 10 (25 cm) hanging basket or pots, use 3-4 plants. Ready in 12 14 weeks.
PINCHING: Optional. Once, in trays – about 10 days before liner planting, or about 10 days after planting and establishing.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sun to partial shade (min. 6,000 fc / 60,000 LUX).
TEMPERATURE: Normal day 64 75o F, cool night 45-55o F
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (200-250 ppm N), that contains
average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.
IRRIGATION: Maintain moderate moisture levels. Avoid over-watering.
MEDIUM: Use a well-drained disease-free potting mix.
pH: 5.5-6.0 E
GROWTH REGULATORS: Optional in a 4 crop. Otherwise not necessary.
1-3 sprays of ALAR (B-Nine) 2 gr/L according to required plant size.
DISEASES & PEST CONTROL:
Insects: Aphids thrips and White Flies. Spray preventatively.
Diseases: Botrytis, Rhizoctonia, Pythium.
Drench with a broad-spectrum fungicide at liner planting