Spring to Summer Finish. Standard PPP.
For pots 6" and smaller pinch at transplanting only. For hanging baskets and pots larger than 6" soft pinch at planting and trim around pot edge just prior to hanging.
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Soft black rot of underlying foliage can be caused by over watering, cold temperatures and/or low pH.
Schedule production for spring and summer finish. Mecardonia is very heat tolerant and makes an excellent summer crop.
Proper water management is critical for proper growth.
|Award Year||Award||Plant Trial|
|2018||Top Performer||Penn State|
|2012||Top Performer||University of Tennessee - Knoxville|
|2012||Top 10||North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum|
|2012||Top Performer||Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank|
|2012||Top Landscape Performer||North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum|
|2012||Top Performer||Ohio State University Extension - Springfield|
|2012||Consumer Choice||University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale|
|2012||Top Perfomer||University of Wisconsin|
|2012||Top 10 Container Plants||North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum|
|2012||Top Perfomer||Texas A & M - East Texas Bedding Plant Trial|