Pennisetum

Pennisetum alopecuroides (38 cells)

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: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Apply fungicide drench at 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: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, root and crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: 12+ hours photoperiod
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Follow monthly broad spectrum fungicide control program.

SKU:2350

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Trays: 4
Description

Description

Probably the most commonly used of the cold-hardy fountain grasses. Narrow green leaves form a soft, arching mound. Seed heads are green in summer, becoming golden brown in autumn, resembling large foxtails.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Fountain grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
  Mature Height: 48 inches
  Seedhead Color: Pink
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

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: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Apply fungicide drench at 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: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, root and crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: 12+ hours photoperiod
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Follow monthly broad spectrum fungicide control program.

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