USDA HARDINESS: 9 - 11
ROOTING: 2-3 weeks at temperatures of 64-75
For 4" (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 6-9 weeks.
For 6" (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 8-11 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. 5000fc / 50000 lux).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 64-75 F - Night: 50-59 F.
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed with a balanced fertilizer (200-250 ppm N) that contains average levels of micronutrients.
IRRIGATION: Keep moist, but not over watered, to prevent root damage.
Leach periodically to prevent salt accumulation.
MEDIUM: Use a well-drained disease-free potting mix.
pH 5.5 - 6.3, EC 0.6 - 0.9.
GROWTH REGULATORS: Optional. Not necessary under high light intensities.
1-3 sprays of ALAR (B-Nine) 3 g/L according to required plant size.
DISEASES & PEST CONTROL: Insects: Aphids, Thrips. Diseases: Pythium, Rhizoctonia and Botrytis