Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Tickseed
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Mature Height: 18 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, thrips, botrytis, powdery mildew
Vernalization Requirements: Beneficial, not necessary.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day