Exotic silvery mauve/purple blades, eerily beautiful. Takes on red/purple tones in fall. North American native.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 38 plants
Common Name: Little bluestem
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Mature Height: 48 inches
Seedhead Color: Brown
Exposure: Full Sun
Patent/Royalty: PP27432 .30 per plant included in tray price
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.