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Christmas Feelings™ Series

This top-selling series is perfect for mixes, thanks to its reliable uniformity across an impressive color range. Space-efficient, easy-to-grow Christmas Feelings saves time and money with low energy input and low PGR requirements. Plus, no late-season stretch ensures you can send better-looking plants to market. This series offers a strong habit for more saleable plants, excellent post-harvest characteristics and dependable timing to finish for peak shipping. Red, White and Pink are available as mini cuttings.

Plant Vigor: Low-Medium
V-Shaped Habit: Normal
Response Time in Weeks:
  • Season:Mid Season
  • Foliage:dark green
  • Natural Flower (first pollen):Nov. 20-27
  • Response Time in weeks (first pollen):8
  • Vigor:medium-low
  • Habit:normal
  • Average Bract Size:large, pointed
  • Post Harvest:excellent
  • Energy Efficient:
  • Varieties are rated from most () to least () efficient. Contact us for guides.

  • Cool Finish (24 hrs avg.):63°F / 17°C
  • Indicates minimum temperature starting two weeks after the beginning of short days. Please note that a crop grown cooler requires more time to finish (4 to 7 days), and will have smaller bracts and darker color (for example, white may turn cream-yellow). Toward the end of the crop (two weeks prior to shipping), slowly lower the temperature for green-leafed varieties to 65°F (18°C) day/night and dark green-leafed varieties to 63°F (17°C) day/night.

  • Space Efficient:
  • Varieties are rated from most () to least () efficient. Contact us for guides.

  • Recommended spacing for 6":13"x13"
  • 2.5" Mini
  • 4 - 5"
  • 6"
  • 8"
  • 10"
  • Tree/Pyramid
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“Christmas Feelings has exceptional shelf life and can be kept in the greenhouse at cool temperatures for late-season sales.”



  • Plant from liner at 21 days.
  • Apply rooting hormone at the base of cutting.
  • Start feed program at day 7 to prevent yellowing.
  • May not require PGR application in propagation.
  • Will branch very early based on leaf maturity, not just pinch.
  • Lower leaves will break first, and if allowed to become dominant, can result in stem breakage late in the crop.
  • Plant into finished container when well rooted.

early finished growth

  • Pinch early: at day 12-14 from a liner; at day 22-24 for direct stick.
  • Plant produces a branch at every node.
  • Apply light PGR when branches are 1-1.5 in. (2.5-4 cm) using Cycocel spray at 500 ppm.

growing on

  • Grows steadily once branches develop, and exhibits consistent moderate growth throughout the crop until color begins.
  • Northern Climate: Apply Cycocel spray at 500 ppm.
  • Southern Climate: Can use Cycocel spray up to 1,000 ppm; B-Nine/Cycocel tank mixes should not be used.
  • Micro Bonzi drenches can begin in early October, but use caution, as plants are very responsive to PGR, especially Bonzi.

late growing stages

  • Requires continuous feed until finish.
  • Reduce feed levels if media EC increases too rapidly.
  • High EC at finish can result in root damage, reduced shelf life and possible Pythium.

  • Christmas Feelings™ Merlot
  • Christmas Feelings™ Merlot Container
Christmas Feelings™ Merlot
(Flowering Only License)