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Pennisetum setaceum (72 cells)

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SKU:
2143
Availability:
Ready January 16, 2023
Green foliage forms an arching, slightly upright mound. Blooms are an attractive, soft, purplish-pink color that are excellent as cut flowers. A tender perennial. Prefers well-draining soil.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 72 plants
  Common Name: Tender fountain grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
  Mature Height: 60 inches
  Seedhead Color: Pink
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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: 70-80 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 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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