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Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' (38 cells)

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SKU:
2250

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Strictus' is recognized for its banded variegation of golden-yellow bars. Its growth habit is very upright, resembling porcupine quills. Can tolerate a wide range of soils.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Porcupine grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
  Mature Height: 72 inches
  Seedhead Color: Red
  Exposure: Full Sun

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: 70-80 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: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, Miscanthus blight
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 12+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Plants will not establish root growth under cool temperatures and short days.

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