USDA HARDINESS: 9 - 11
ROOTING: about 14 days at temperatures of 64-75 F
For 4" (10 cm) Pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 5-6 weeks.
For 6” (15 cm) Pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 7-8 weeks.
For 10" (25 cm) Hanging Baskets, use 3-5 plants. Ready in 9-11 weeks.
PINCHING: Once, in trays - about 10 days before liner planting, or about 10 days after planting and establishing.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight to partial shade (min. 5,000 FC / 50,000 LUX).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 60-75 F, Night: 50-57 F
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (200 ppm N) that contains average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.
IRRIGATION: Moderate. Allow soil to dry slightly between irrigations.
MEDIUM: Well-drained, disease-free potting 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: White Flies, Aphids, Thrips. Diseases: Botrytis, Pythium, Rhizoctonia.