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  • Cascadias™ Indian Summer
    ‘DCAS303’ PP26,888, US7,642,436
    (Flowering Only License)

Cascadias™ Petunia

Cascadias™ Petunia
Striking blooms open orange and mature to salmon pink – sure to drive impulse sales. Well-branched habit is ideal for 12-in. (30-cm) hanging baskets and patio pots. Unique color option pairs with excellent garden performance.
  • General Information
    • Height: 10-12" (25-30cm)
    • Spread: 12-18" (30-46cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • 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
    • Comments: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
    • 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 or eliminate any need for PGRs. Monitor regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency. Flowering will be best as days lengthen in late Spring and Summer. Daylength of more than 14 hours will hasten flowering.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 7-9 weeks
    • 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 9-12 weeks
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