• Heliotrope Marine
    ‘Marine’

Heliotrope Marine
Upright plant performs well in landscapes, baskets and patio planters.
  • General Information
    • Height: 10-14" (25-36cm)
      Spread: 12-18" (30-46cm)
      Exposure: Partial Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: Optional
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: No
      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: Stick immediately upon arrival. Apply preventative fungicide spray after sticking. Reduce mist as soon as possible.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 71-76°F (22-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 50-61°F (10-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Use B-Nine 1,500-3,000 ppm and Cycocel 750-1,000 ppm tank mix(S).
      Pests: Whitefly, mites, aphids
      Diseases: Root rot
      Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will reduce or eliminate any need for plant growth regulators.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 6-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 8-9 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 10-12 weeks
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