• Brachyscome Radiant Magenta
    ‘Cherish’ PP22,686
    (Flowering Only License)

Brachyscome Radiant Magenta
The brightest magenta brachyscome on the market, with superior iron uptake for healthier plants and dark green foliage. Makes a great gift item. Compact variety is excellent for pot-tight production, with no PGRs or pinching required. Best for 4-in. (10-cm) pots and quarts.
  • General Information
    • Height: 5-7" (13-18cm)
      Spread: 6-8" (15-20cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: Yes
      Average Days with Mist: 6-8
      Pinch: Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4-5

      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 burying growing point. Reduce mist as soon as possible.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 62-67°F (17-19°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 200-225
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not needed. Grow plants under high light with warm temperatures to achieve the best quality.
      Pests: Thrips, whitefly
      Diseases: Botrytis, Thielaviopsis
      Comments: Supplement fertilizers with extra Fe to avoid yellowing foliage. Avoid cold and wet conditions.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 4-6 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 12-14 weeks
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