• Bidens Sun Drop Compact
    ‘Balbisopac’
    (Flowering Only License)

Bidens Sun Drop Compact
Smaller version of Sun Drop. Perfect for small pot production and plays nice in mixed containers. Also, best for the southern region.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 12" (30cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Reduce and eliminate mist as soon as possible.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 1-3
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: B-Nine(S) 2,500 ppm. Also responds to Sumagic(S) 3-5 ppm or Sumagic(D) 0.25 ppm.
      Pests: Fungus gnats
      Diseases: Root and stem rot
      Comments: Pinch for better branching and shape.
  • 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, 6-9 weeks
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