• Petunia Lime Light
    ‘Balpelite’ PP24,398, US7,642,436
    (Flowering Only License)

Petunia Lime Light
This distinctive compact variety has trumpet-shaped blooms in rose with a lime border. Lime Light is early blooming and highly floriferous, with a mounding habit. With its premium, sought-after color on cost-effective, grower-friendly plants, Lime Light is perfect for small pots and hanging baskets. Extremely sensitive to any PGR treatment.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-12" (20-30cm)
      Spread: 8-12" (20-30cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: No
      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: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not needed.
      Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminer
      Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
      Comments: This variety is extremely sensitive to growth regulators, and is naturally well-branched and compact.
  • 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: 3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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