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NEW Impatiens SunPatiens® Compact Purple Candy Improved

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  • Tolerates all weather, from Spring through hard frost.
  • Unique varieties love sun, as well as shade.
  • Compact series is bred for small pot production and is resistant to disease.
  • Exceptional outdoor performance.
An overall stronger, more robust plant.
Breeder Acknowledgment: SUNPATIENS is bred by Sakata. SUNPATIENS is a registered trademark of Sakata.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 12-32" (30-81cm)
Spread: 12-26" (30-66cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 5-8
Pinch: No
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3
Comments: Avoid saturated media. Reduce mist as soon as possible. To reduce stretch, transplant on time.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 4,000-9,000
Temperature Day: 68-79°F (20-26°C)
Temperature Night: 59-64°F (15-18°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 75-150
No. of Pinches: 0
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: B-Nine/Bonzi(S) 1,000 ppm; B-Nine/2 ppm Bonzi (low rate) for Compact series.
Pests: Thrips, aphids, mites
Diseases: Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus, Botrytis, Pythium
Comments: Dry culture, low to moderate nutrition, and cool temperatures will promote toned plants.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3 ppp, 9-12 weeks