Scaevola aemula Top Pot Blue

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Description

Flower Color: Blue
Type: Annual
Habit: Compact
Foliage: green
Heat Tolerance: Good
Patented: Yes
Uses: Yes
Height: 
Flower Timing: 
Brand: Floraplant SA de CV|Quality Cuttings|Westhoff
Rooted or Unrooted? unrooted

ROOTING: 3 to 4 weeks, at temperatures of 64-75 F. Rooting hormone is optional.

USDA HARDINESS: 9 -11

 

PLANTING:

For 4″ (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 7-8 weeks.

For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 8-10 weeks.

For 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets or pots, use 3 – 4 plants. Ready in 10-13 weeks.

 

PINCHING: Once at liner planting.

 

LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight is preferable. (min.5,000fc / 50,000 LUX). Grows well in hot weather, very heat tolerant (35-38 ’_).

 

TEMPERATURE: Day: 64-80 F, Cool Night: 55-64 F.

Grows well in hot weather, very heat tolerant

 

FERTIZILATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (150-200 ppm N), that contains average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.

Very sensitive to phosphate toxicity levels —– above 125 ppm.

 

IRRIGATION: Moderate moisture levels.

MEDIUM: Well drained peat/perlite mix. pH 5.5 – 6.0. EC 0.6 – 0.9.

 

GROWTH REGULATORS: Optional. Not necessary under high light intensities.

1-3 sprays of ALAR (B-Nine) 2 gr/L according to required plant size.

 

DISEASES & PEST CONTROL:

Insects: Watch for White Flies, Thrips and Leaf Miners. Spray as a preventative.

Diseases: No apparent problems if average sanitation practices are followed.

Drench with broad spectrum fungicides at liner planting.

Additional information

Brand

Floraplant SA de CV, Quality Cuttings, Westhoff

Flower Color

Blue

Flower Type

Annual