•Perfect for summer and fall
•Excellent focal flower due to its flower size and solid strong orange and yellow color
•Presents a very round flower with a very inconspicuous green center
•Very versatile flower provides a summer cottage look and offers bright, solid colors
Gold, Orange and Yellow.
From planting to harvest: 11 weeks (Orange) and 12 weeks (Gold and Yellow)
Harvest ends on week 13 (orange) and week 14 (gold y yellow).
80 plants/ m2 or 7-8 plants/ft2
Soil: Well drained, loose soil with no clusters, at least 25 cm (10 in.) deep.
pH: 6.2 to 6.5 (plug); >6.5 (plant in production)
Netting: 2 levels
CE: 0.76 -1.25 dS/cm (1:2)
Consists of the elimination of all auxiliary buds. This work is essential to achieve the desirable flowering type. Disbudding is done in week 4 and a second and third disbuddding are done during week 7 and 9.
Maintain soil moisture at field capacity. Apply from 4.0 to 6.5 liters / m2 / week according to the organoleptic monitoring. If the irrigation is deficient, it can cause a decrease in the quality of the flower.
A high nitrogenous fertilization can cause an excessive growth of the plants. After transplanting fertilize the first six weeks with a well balanced formula based on Calcium Nitrate. Then switch to a high potassium formulation. Marigold is sensitive to Calcium and Boron deficiency. Apply foliarly for 10 days, starting 10 days after transplanting.
The ideal temperature is between 26 ⁰ and 32⁰C. The minimum night temperature must be 10 ⁰C. It is sensitive to frost.
The harvest should be done when the flower head diameter is 7 cm. Harvest with care. Stems are very fragile since they are hollow.
Hydrate in Hydrate Plus 100 solution (1cc / l). Mix well and add Ethylguard Ultra (0.5cc / L). Mix well and add Bulb 100 (0.3cc / L). Once mixed, the pH should be between 3.5 and 5.5. Keep in this solution for 4 hours at room temperature
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