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NEW Petchoa SuperCal® Shocking Pink

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  • The best characteristics of petunias and calibrachoas, in one exceptional collection.
  • Unique, vibrant colors, large blooms and high pH tolerance.
  • Early-flowering varieties can be grown cool for cost-efficient production.
  • Excellent heat tolerance and weather recovery.
Electrifying fuchsia blooms.
Breeder Acknowledgment: SUPERCAL is bred by Sakata. SUPERCAL is a registered trademark of Sakata.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 14-28" (36-71cm)
Spread: 14-32" (36-81cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 6-8
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4
Comments: Avoid wide fluctuations in soil moisture. Apply preventive fungicide drench at 18-21 days after sticking.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.4-5.9
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
Temperature Day: 60-70°F (16-21°C)
Temperature Night: 50-58°F (10-14°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 200-250
No. of Pinches: 1-2
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Foliar sprays of A-Rest 10-30 ppm or sprays of B-Nine/Bonzi tank mix, B-Nine 2,500-5,000 ppm/Bonzi 10-30 ppm. Drench of A-Rest 1-3 ppm, or drench of Bonzi 1-4 ppm.
Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers, aphids, mites
Diseases: Botrytis, Crown rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Comments: Cool temperatures and high light reduce need for PGR. SuperCal Blue is high vigor. Artist Rose, Cherry and Neon Rose are medium vigor.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-3 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 9-12 weeks