Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Coneflower
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 30 inches
Flower Color: Red
Exposure: Full Sun
Patent/Royalty: PPAF .25 per plant
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: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, whiteflies, thrips, aster yellows
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Using a negative DIF will help prevent stretch.