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Focus™ Ivy Geranium

Focus™ Ivy Geranium
Compact, dark leaf.
  • The only compact, dark-leafed ivy geranium series on the market.
  • Habit stays tight and controlled for growing in pot-tight basket production.
  • Naturally compact habit simplifies small pot and quart production.
  • Dark leaves add attractive contrast for greater appeal and value.
  • Perfect uniformity across all colors.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
    • Spread: 12-14" (30-36cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): See Comments
    • Rooting Hormone: Optional
    • Average Days with Mist: 9-13
    • Pinch: No
    • Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4-5
    • Comments: Stick immediately upon arrival. Geraniums are best rooted in a media strip form to allow for maximum airflow and avoid foliage overlap. Ivy geraniums require 25-30% less mist in propagation compared to zonals. Propagate under separate mist programs. Remove flower buds at transplanting.
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
    • Light Levels (fc): 2,500-4,000
    • Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
    • Temperature Night: 62-67°F (17-19°C)
    • Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
    • No. of Pinches: 1-2
    • Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Cycocel(S) 750-1,500 ppm to control growth; Florel(S) 200-300 ppm to improve branching. PGR generally not needed for basket production.
    • Pests: Fungus gnats, thrips, aphids, mites
    • Diseases: Botrytis, Oedema, Pythium, Xanthomonas
    • Comments: Avoid drastic swings in soil moisture to reduce Oedema.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 8-10 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 9-10 weeks
    • 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 11-13 weeks
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