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  • Petunia Bee's Knees
    ‘Balcobees’ PP32,448
    (Flowering Only License)

Petunia Bee's Knees
Petunia Bee's Knees
  • Bee’s Knees is filled with lush blooms and puts on a high-impact show all season long with very little attention. 
  • It brings the most intense yellow petunia to the market, along with the best performance!
  • This variety holds its yellow color better than any other yellow petunia.
  • It features dark green foliage and outstanding branching.
  • Versatile, works well in containers and the landscape.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
    • Spread: 16-22" (41-56cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • 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
    • Comments: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.
    • Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
    • 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: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm, applied 2-4 times, can be used to control habit early. Bonzi(D) 0.25-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size.
    • Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers
    • Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
    • Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will reduce need for PGRs. Monitor regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 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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