• Bidens Bee Alive
    ‘Bee Alive’
    (Flowering Only License)

Bidens Bee Alive
Controlled habit is ideal for small pots up to hanging baskets. Easy production for retail. Exciting novelty color and pattern for Spring and Fall. Great color that can be produced during the heat of Summer for Fall sales – also works in Fall mixed combos! Flowers attract pollinators, like bees and butterflies.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 18-24" (46-61cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: Yes
      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: Reduce and eliminate mist as soon as possible.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 1-3
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: PGR is generally not needed, as the genetic is genetically compact. Bee Alive responds well to B-Nine applications at rates below 2,500 ppm.
      Pests: Fungus gnats
      Diseases: Root and stem rot
      Comments: Pinch for better branching and shape.
  • 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: 4-5 ppp, 6-9 weeks
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  • Videos
    • Bee Alive Bidens PGR Trials 2017
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