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Petunia Black Magic
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?The blackest black petunia on the market! Features stable, non-striping blooms with excellent flower form and a controlled, mounded, trailing habit.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 10-16" (25-41cm)
Spread: 16-20" (41-51cm)
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
Comments: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.4-5.9
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
No. of Pinches: 0-1
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: B-Nine(S) 1,000-2,000 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.
Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers
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.

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: 4-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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