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Celosia Twisted Dark Orange

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Unique, bold color and all-season garden performance. After years of trialing to ensure ease of production, Twisted truly offers a fine complement to Intenz™ Celosia for both pot plant and garden programs. Its bold cristata blooms attract attention because of their unique, touchable form and texture. Excellent for Fall programs.
Unique, bold color that is sure to catch the consumer’s eye!

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 16-20" (41-51cm)
Spread: 12-14" (30-36cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 78
Rooting Hormone: Yes
Average Days with Mist: 25-28
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4
Comments: Must pinch 14-16 days after stick. I would be typical to have 6-8 leaves remaining below the pinch.


Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Light Levels (fc): 1,000-2,500
Temperature Day: 68-72°F (20-22°C)
Temperature Night: 62-65°F (17-18°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 100-175
No. of Pinches: 1
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: B-Nine (Alar) is typically used at 2,500 ppm to assist in minimizing internode stretch. The first application should be made approximately 2 weeks after the pinch, when new shoots are about 1.5 in. (4 cm) in length. Then spray once a week for about 3 weeks. Bonzi drench at 1 to 2 ppm has also shown to be effective.
Pests: Aphids, thrips, mites, leafminers
Diseases: Botrytis

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 8-9 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 11-12 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-4 ppp, 14-15 weeks