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Pennisetum alopecuroides Cayenne™ (38 cells) PP31097

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SKU:
2953
Availability:
Ready July 4, 2022
Big, dark-red bottlebrush plumes rise above mounds of rich green arching blades. Won't self-sow. Very long bloom time.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Fountain Grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
  Mature Height: 36 inches
  Seedhead Color: Red
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
  Patent/Royalty:PP31097 .215 per plant included in tray price

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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