Sun Spun™ White Petunia
  • Early to flower, fast to finish, quick to sell! 
  • Low energy-input crop is highly programmable for high-density,
    high-efficiency production. 
  • Tight, compact, ball-shaped habit stays tangle-free on the bench. 
  • Perfect for profitable baskets and pots, premium pack programs.

Blue turned in Excellent Performance at Oregon State University, 2011.



(Flowering Only License) 'Balspunwhi'
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Culture Details
  • General Information

    • Height:
      6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)
      Spread:
      12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
      Exposure:
      Sun
  • Propagation Guide

    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      6-9
      Pinch:
      No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
  • Finishing

    • Soil pH:
      5.4-5.8
      Light Levels (fc):
      5,000-8,000
      Temperature Day:
      59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night:
      53-61°F (11-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      225-300
      No. of Pinches:
      0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm, applied 2-4 times, can be used to control habit early. Bonzi(D) 0.25-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size. B-Nine applications late in the crop time can cause instability in flower color.
      Pests:
      Whitefly, thrips, leafminer
      Diseases:
      Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
      Comments:
      Cool temperatures and high light will reduce or eliminate any need for PGRs. Monitor pH regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency. Flowering will be best as days lengthen in late Spring and Summer. Daylength of more than 14 hours will hasten flowering.
  • Crop Time (weeks)

    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      2-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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