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  • New Kalama™ Blood Orange

  • New Kalama™ Papaya
    ‘Balbahset’ PP32,394

  • New Kalama™ Pomegranate

Kalama™ Tecoma

Kalama™ Tecoma
NEW Blood Orange: Flower is unique with orange petals accented with a dark orange center ring.
NEW Papaya: Rich, refreshing orange tones add warmth to any Summer patio.
NEW Pomegranate: Red-orange blossoms with peek-a-boo golden orange centers create a fantastic two-tone display.
  • General Information
    • Height: 18-24" (46-61cm)
    • Spread: 16-18" (41-46cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 72-102
    • Rooting Hormone: Yes
    • Average Days with Mist: 10-14
    • Pinch: Yes
    • Average Propagation Time (weeks): 6-8
    • Comments: Using a 14-4-14 or 15-5-15 fertilizer will help reduce stretch at the liner phase. Preventative fungicide applications are recommended.
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
    • Light Levels (fc): 4,000-6,000
    • Temperature Day: 70-75°F (21-24°C)
    • Temperature Night: 65-70°F (18-21°C)
    • Fertilization (ppm N): 200
    • No. of Pinches: 1-2 depending; first pinch: 14-17 days after transplanting
    • Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Growth regulators may not be necessary if plants are allowed to dry down moderately before watering.
    • Pests: Whitefly, spider mites, thrips, aphids
    • Diseases: Pythium, Leaf spot
    • Comments: Using fertilizers with low phosphorus during early stages will aid in minimizing stretching. Alternative finishing for Southern Regions would be a long cycle crop similar to those of dipladenia.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 8-10 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 10-12 weeks
    • 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 2-3 ppp, 12-14 weeks
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