Lucky Star™ Raspberry (Pentas/Pelleted)

Item #: P1675E

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12-16 in/30-41 cm. Enjoy continuous, showstopping dark pink starry blooms on full, lush plants. Attracts pollinators. Pelleted seed. Pkt contains 10 pellets.

12-16 in/30-41 cm. Enjoy continuous, showstopping dark pink starry blooms on full, lush plants. Attracts pollinators. Pelleted seed. Pkt contains 10 pellets.

PENTAS

Annual, Height 20 in/52 cm

Recommended for commercial growers only

CULTURAL HINTS: Pentas roots release hydrogen ions into the soil, which will drop the pH to toxic levels if not monitored and adjusted if necessary. Maintaining higher temperatures during germination and early plug stages are critical to germination and seedling uniformity. Maintain pH levels between 6.5 and 6.8 to avoid magnesium deficiencies or iron toxicity. Low magnesium levels cause leaf puckering. Over-watering and cool temperatures, below 50°F/10°C delays flowering.

CULTURE: Plant one pellet per plug cell Jan/Feb for May flowering pot plant sales. Crop time 14-18 weeks from seeding, depending on greenhouse temperatures, soil pH, pot size and fertilizer program. Press pellets into soil surface. Germinate at 73-79°F/23-26°C for 10-14 days. As cotyledons sprout, reduce temperatures to 70-73°F/21-23°C. As first true leaf appears, reduce temps to 64-70°F/18-21°C. Fertilize at 150 ppm nitrogen. Maintain pH levels between 6.5 and 6.8 to avoid magnesium deficiencies or iron toxicity. Cooler temps below 50°F/10°C will delay flowering. Do not over water.

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