Festuca

Festuca glauca Elijah Blue (50 cells)

Cell Size: 50 cell tray. Depth 2.31". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 4.64
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 medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: Pot with good root/soil contact - no air pockets.

SKU:92033

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Description

Description

Probably the most well-known ornamental fescue. Silvery-blue foliage forms a small, dense mound with flower spikes reaching a foot above the foliage. Prefers loose, well-draining soil.


  Production Location: Pennsylvania
  Tray Size: 50 plants
  Common Name: Fescue
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
  Mature Height: 12 inches
  Color: Blue
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

Cell Size: 50 cell tray. Depth 2.31". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 4.64
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 medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: Pot with good root/soil contact - no air pockets.

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