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Lisianthus - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 288-cell or preferred, deep-cell seedling container, 12-13 weeks before planting out. Greenhouse production is highly recommended. Light is needed for germination, but a thin layer of fine vermiculite covering the seed will help to control algae growth.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.
PLANT SPACING: 4-8".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
STEM LENGTH: 12-34".
VASE LIFE: 10-15 days. Ideal storage temperature 36-41°F (2-5°C).
HARVEST: When 1 or more of the flowers on a stem are open.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained soil high in organic matter.
DISEASE: Applying Rootshield® is recommended to provide prolonged protection against root pathogens.
USES: Excellent cut flower. Beds.