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Eragrostis spectabilis (38 cells)

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SKU:
2003
Availability:
Ready July 25, 2022
This North American Native of sandy soils produces masses of reddish-purple panicle blooms. Beautiful in mass plantings.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Purple love grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
  Mature Height: 24 inches
  Seedhead Color: Red
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Cell Size: 38 cell tray. Depth 3". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 8.54
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: 8 - 10 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: Leaf spots, rusts
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: Apply fungicide at transplant.

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