• Plectranthus Mona Lavender
    ‘Plepalila’ PP13,858
    (Flowering Only License)

Plectranthus Mona Lavender
Easy to program for flower timing. Versatile Mona Lavender stands up to high heat in production – it’s a terrific northern Fall product and a staple in the South. Requires short days to flower.
KIRSTENBOSCH is a U.S. registered trademark of the South African National Biodiversity Institute.
  • General Information
    • Height: 12-16" (30-41cm)
      Spread: 24-36" (61-91cm)
      Exposure: Partial Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-10
      Pinch: Optional
      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: Apply preventative fungicide spray after sticking.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 4,000-7,000
      Temperature Day: 74-79°F (23-26°C)
      Temperature Night: 59-64°F (15-18°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: B-Nine 1,500-2,500 ppm and Cycocel 750-1,000 ppm tank mix(S) or Bonzi(S) 5-20 ppm applied as needed is effective.
      Pests: Whitefly, worms
      Diseases: Root rot
      Comments: Mona Lavender requires a short-day treatment to flower. Natural-day crops can be finished in southern climates for January to March sales. Spring, Summer and Fall crops can be achieved using black cloth/short days in all regions.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 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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