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NEW Dipladenia Tropica™ Medio Strawberry

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Medium Bush

Bold, tropical blooms with a medium bush habit allow for versatility of use! This variety will be a success planted in ground, grown in small to large containers, in hanging baskets or used in mixed combinations with other sun-loving varieties.

General Information

Height: 30-40" (76-102cm)
Spread: 10-12" (25-30cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 72-102
Rooting Hormone: Yes
Average Days with Mist: 12-14
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4-5
Comments: 1 pinch in propagation, 1 in finish stage

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Light Levels (fc): 3,700-3,750
Temperature Day: 70-75°F (21-24°C)
Temperature Night: 60-70°F (16-21°C)
Fertilization (ppm N):
No. of Pinches: 1
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: None
Pests: Aphids (during early Spring), spider mites (during very dry weather)
Diseases: Fusarium, Pythium
Comments:

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 16-18 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1 ppp, 20-22 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3 ppp, 20-22 weeks