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New Guinea Impatiens Clockwork™ Lavender

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  • Bred to be extremely uniform in habit and flower timing across all colors, blooming all in the same week. Beneficial to greenhouse growers, as culture does not need adjusting. Since all colors finish together, they can be shipped to retail at the same time. Series truly performs like clockwork.
  • Ideal for quart and gallon containers, and hanging baskets.
Fresh color matches uniformity and timing.
 

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

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Trial Peeks - Clockwork New Guinea Impatiens
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Clockwork New Guinea Impatiens
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Clockwork New Guinea Impatiens
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General Information

Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
Spread: 10-12" (25-30cm)
Exposure: Shade

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 7-8
Pinch: No
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4
Comments: Apply preventative fungicide spray after sticking. Reduce mist as soon as possible. Scout regularly for Botrytis.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 4,000-7,000
Temperature Day: 68-76°F (20-24°C)
Temperature Night: 59-64°F (15-18°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
No. of Pinches: 0
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Bonzi(S) 2-10 ppm 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. Florel(S) 100-200 ppm can be used to improve branching but will usually not be needed.
Pests: Thrips, aphids, mites
Diseases: Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus, Botrytis, Pythium
Comments: Maintain 68°F (20°C) average daily temperature to optimize bloom size and reduce time to flower. Cooler temperatures will extend crop time. Grow crop somewhat dry to help control growth and hasten flowering. Avoid excess micro-nutrients in the soil. With good cultural practices and environmental conditions, no PGRs will be needed.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks