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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues' (38 cells)

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2525

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Pewter-blue ribbon-like foliage bears silver seed heads in late summer. Orange highlights in autumn.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 38 plants
  Common Name: Little bluestem
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
  Mature Height: 36 inches
  Seedhead Color: White
  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: 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: Pinching not required.
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: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Follow monthly broad spectrum fungicide control program.

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