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  • New Bidens Bee Alive Improved
    ‘Balbidbaim’
    (Flowering Only License)

Bidens Bee Alive Improved

Bidens Bee Alive Improved
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. Improved for a more saturated red color and more longer-lasting blooms.
  • 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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