ALCEA rosea SPRING CELEBRITY LILAC

ALCEA rosea SPRING CELEBRITY LILAC

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ALCEA ROSEA ANNUA SPRING CELEBRITIES


Series Description:



  • Spring Celebrities® Series of Hollyhocks is a brand-new dwarf, annual selection of one of the most typical cottage garden plants, popularised in the 19th Century England and admired and enjoyed ever since. Spring Celebrities® is bred by SahinThe plants are compact and bushy, bearing large, semi-double to fully double flowers along the length of the stems The well-formed flowers in carmine rose, purple, lemon and white show a very fresh colour of unique beauty

  • Hardiness Zone USDA: 5


    Market Use: Patio-, border plant.


    Point of Sale: Due to its outstanding performance, Spring Celebrities® Crimson has received Fleuroselect Gold Medal. This Hollyhock will be recognized by its compact growth and good basal branching.


    PLUG PRODUCTION


    Sowing Medium: Lightly fertilized peat.


    Germination Description: Sow from January till March in plugs.


    Germination Temperature: 20°C / 68°F


    Cover: Cover the seed with vermiculite.


    Days To Germinate: 08-10


    Sowing Period: January to March


    Plug Finish Time: Transplant 3-4 weeks after sowing.


    GROWING ON


    Temperature (Day): 15-18°C / 59-64,4°F


    Temperature (Night): 12-15°C / 53,6-59°F


    Description: Transplant 3-4 weeks after sowing, one plug per pot of 15-17 cm. First 2-3 weeks after transplanting, keep temperatures at 18°C (65°F). Afterwards, plants can be placed cooler around 10-12°C (50-54°F), this will have a positive influence on the compactness of the plant. By watering the plants with just enough water (not too dry), plants will stay more compact. Massive amounts of water will increase the height of the Alcea. Prevent dry out of the pots.


    Fertilizers: Fertilize every two weeks with 1-2 gr 20+20+20.


    pH: 5.6-6.1


    EC: 1.0-1.2


    Potsize: 15-17


    SCHEDULING IN WEEKS


    Weeks To Flower From Sowing: 14-16


    Weeks To Flower From Planting: 11-13


    DENSITY


    HARVEST


    Height At Point Of Sale: 60-80 cm (2ft–2.6ft)


    COMMON DISEASES/PESTS


    Insects: Aphids; Whiteflies; Thrips.


    Fungi: Rust; Use preventive spray.


    “Information copied from the breeder.
    Muller will not accept any liability for failure and/or damage as a consequence of incorrect and/or inexpert cultivation by or on behalf of the Buyer.”


    €0.080 each
    Tier Prices
    • Buy 500 for €0.080 each
    • Buy 1000 for €0.075 each
    • Buy 5000 for €0.068 each

    ALCEA rosea SPRING CELEBRITY LILAC is available for purchase in increments of 500

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