• New Petunia Jelly Roll
    ‘Jelly Roll’ US7,642,436
    (Flowering Only License)

Petunia Jelly Roll
An exciting bicolor that doesn’t exist in the current market. Offers early flowering and reliable greenhouse performance under lower light and low-temperature production. Makes a great addition to mixed containers and medium-sized baskets. Best for gallon and 12-in. (30-cm) hanging baskets.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 16-22" (41-56cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      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: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm, applied 2-4 times, can be used to control habit early. Bonzi(D) 0.25-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size.
      Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers
      Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
      Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will reduce need for PGRs. Monitor regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency.
  • 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: 3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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