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Petchoa SuperCal® Gumball Mix

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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.
SuperCal offers 3-color mixes that have been trialed and proven to grow well together. The components are packaged and shipped together, so you can stick them in the same container to create these sensational color combos. Contains Light Yellow, Rose and Royal Red petchoa.
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.


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