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ColorPower™ Violet
'KLENI05079'
PP18,614

ColorPower™ New Guinea Impatiens
Count on ColorPower for a great range of colors, including two bright novelties. Outstanding habit and flower presentation, in large pots and baskets with big, vibrant blooms that light up the shade.
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Culture Details
 
  • General Information

    • Height:
      8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
      Spread:
      10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
      Exposure:
      Shade
  • Rooting Guidelines

    • Recommended Cell Size (in millimeters):
      25 mm
      Rooting Hormone (IBA + NAA mix):
      no
      Average Days with Mist:
      7 to 9
      Early PGR Treatment Recommended (after 7 - 10 days): (see note)
      no

      PGR applications during rooting:
      Sprays only. Cover the plants and avoid run-off as much as possible. For vigorous products, first application should be done about 7-10 days after sticking, second when needed. Please test before use.

      Average Propagation Weeks:
      3 to 4
      Pinch in Propagation:
      no
      Comments:
      Stick right after arrival. Apply preventive fungicide treatment after sticking, and reduce mist as soon as possible.
  • Rooting & Finishing

    • Media pH: (see note)
      5.8-6.2

      Media pH:
      Best results are achieved if media with the correct pH is used starting with propagation.

      Fertilizer Needs: (see note)
      100-150 PPM N/EC 1.4-1.8

      Fertilizer needs:
      Start with low concentrations after roots show and increase with plant development to the recommended levels.

      Watering: (see note)
      keep constantly moist

      Watering:
      In general avoid drying out or overwatering the substrate as this will affect plant quality and finishing time. Root system will suffer when conditions change from one extreme to the other. “Growing on the dry side“ means letting the substrate become dry (substrate color turns light brown and substrate starts to separate from the pot edge) before watering.

      “Keep constantly moist“ means watering the plants just before substrate becomes dry. Water management in rooting and finishing is half the success and the best way to prevent root-bound diseases, improve performance and control plant quality.

  • Finishing Guidelines

    • Temperature Needs Day/Night: (see note)
      70-78°F/65-68°F 21-26°C/18-20°C

      Temperature needs day/night:
      During rooting keep soil temperature measured in the liner at 70°F/21°C until cuttings are well-rooted. After planting the liner, keep temperature up until roots have developed nicely. Afterward follow recommendations.

      The use of “Cool Morning“ treatments will improve plant quality, flower and foliage color, and plant habit, and harden the plants. Lower the temperature by 8-12°F/4-6°C 2 hours before sunrise until 2-3 hours after sunrise. Start treatments after plants are rooted in, well-branched and cover the media (reach the pot edges). To avoid delayed flowering, keep the average day temperature under a close watch and if necessary, increase night temperatures. Finishing of the crop depends on the average day temperature, and positive or negative DIF methods as well as “Cool Morning” can be used to improve plant quality.

      Pinch after Transplant (unpinched liners):
      recommended for larger containers
      Light Levels in Foot Candles:
      3,000 to 5,000
      Plant Growth Regulators (PGR) (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Bonzi 2-5 PPM (S)
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Thrips, aphids, Spider Mites, Botrytis, Pythium
      Comments:
      Maintain temperature. For flower development, grow the crop on the dry side, but avoid drying out, as this will reduce flower performance. Avoid high salt levels.
  • Crop Time

    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      6 to 7 weeks, 1 ppp
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      8 to 9 weeks, 1 to 2 ppp
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      9 to 12 weeks, 4 to 5 ppp
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ColorPower™ Orchid Flame New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Bright Orange+Eye New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Light Pink+Eye New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Dark Pink Flame New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Appleblossom New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Cerise Frost New Guinea Impatiens
ColorPower™ Coral Flame New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Dark Pink New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Fire New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Lavender Flame New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Orange New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Orange Flame New Guinea Impatiens
ColorPower™ Purple Blue New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Rose New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ Salmon Pink New Guinea Impatiens ColorPower™ White New Guinea Impatiens


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