• Osteospermum Blue Eyed Beauty
    ‘Balostlueye’ EU PBR42212, PP26,150
    (Flowering Only License)

Osteospermum Blue Eyed Beauty
  • Change the way you look at osteos – perfect for premium, early Spring sales.
  • The bright Spring yellow and contrasting center grab your eye from afar.
  • Exceptional bicolor has excellent habit, flower presentation and shelf life.

Also available as Genesis direct-stick callused cuttings.
  • General Information
    • Height: 10-14" (25-36cm)
      Spread: 14-20" (36-51cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: Yes
      Average Days with Mist: 9-12
      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: Maintain uniformity in mist and soil temperature. Do not allow cuttings to wilt. Pinch to increase branching.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 44-55°F (7-13°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
      No. of Pinches: 1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Is responsive to B-Nine(S) 2,500-4,000 ppm alone or as a tank mix(S) with Cycocel 750-1,000 ppm. Bonzi(S) 15-30 ppm is also effective.
      Pests: Aphids, whitefly, thrips
      Diseases: Root and stem rot, Botrytis
      Comments: After transplanting, allow plants to become established for 1-2 weeks at 60-65°F (15-18°C). Once plants are well established, begin growing at recommended cool temperatures. After 4-6 weeks of cool conditions, plants can be forced in 6-8 weeks.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 10-13 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 11-14 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-4 ppp, 11-15 weeks
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