Imperata

Imperata cylindrica Red Baron (72 cells)

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
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: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Botrytis, crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Required for flowering.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants benefit with 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: None

SKU:1468

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Ready September 14, 2020
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Description

Description

A warm-season grass with translucent, upright-growing foliage emerging bright green with tips stained wine red. Increasingly red as the season progresses, becoming blood red by fall.


  Production Location: Pennsylvania
  Tray Size: 72 plants
  Common Name: Japanese blood grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
  Mature Height: 18 inches
  Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
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: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Botrytis, crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Required for flowering.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants benefit with 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: None

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