Rudbeckia Gold Rush


Protection Information: 'Balrudosh' PP25,496
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Culture Details
  • General Information

    • Height:
      18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
      Spread:
      18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
      Exposure:
      Sun
  • Propagation Guide

    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      50,72,84,105
      Rooting Hormone:
      Yes
      Average Days with Mist:
      6-10
      Pinch:
      Optional
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      4-5

      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 overly saturated medium and wet foliage for extended periods.
  • Finishing

    • Soil pH:
      5.8 -6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      5.8 -6.2
      Temperature Day:
      62-67°F (16 -19°C)
      Temperature Night:
      65-76°F(18-24°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      175-225
      No. of Pinches:
      1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Generally not needed. Bonzi(D) 1-2 ppm can be effective in controlling overall growth and reducing flower stem height.
      Pests:
      Aphids, leafhoppers
      Diseases:
      Botrytis, Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot
      Comments:
      Provide good air circulation around the crown of the plant to avoid common diseases and poor growth.
  • Crop Time (weeks)

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