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  • New Bidens Bee Alive Double Orange
    ‘Balbidbador’ PP35,480
    (Flowering Only License)

Bidens Bee Alive Double Orange

Bidens Bee Alive Double Orange
Controlled habit is ideal for small pots up to hanging baskets. Easy production for retail. Exciting novelty color and pattern for Spring and Fall. Great color that can be produced during the heat of Summer for Fall sales – also works in Fall mixed combos! Flowers attract pollinators, like bees and butterflies. The first double orange bidens on the market! Warm, vibrant colors and tones on double flowers make this a great addition to any Fall program.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
    • Spread: 18-24" (46-61cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • 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
    • Comments: Reduce and eliminate mist as soon as possible.
    • 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: PGR is generally not needed, as it is genetically compact. Bee Alive responds well to B-Nine applications at rates below 2,500 ppm.
    • Pests: Fungus gnats
    • Diseases: Root and stem rot
    • Comments: Pinch for better branching and shape.
    • 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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