Week 24 – June 15, 2021

Plant Information

AmeriHybrid® Picotee Lace Apricot Tuberous Begonia

  • AmeriHybrid® Picotee Lace Apricot Tuberous Begonia - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberosa

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Water/Rain tolerant, Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Shade

General Information: This blooming beauty shows off large, ruffled, double flowers in pretty bicolor patterns.

Grower Information:

Big, bold begonias
Amerihybrid tuberous begonias provide a wide selection of colours, including unique bicolours, along with some of the world’s largest blooms! This exciting collection can be sold at a premium price point at retail, and it results in faster turnover in the market.

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 15 weeks

  • The AmeriHybrid Picotee varieties have large, 4 to 8-in./10 to 20-cm, bicolour blooms.
  • The Picotee Lace types are an inverted variety of a normal picotee; these blooms have light edges on dark-coloured petals.

Apricot blooms with a white edge.

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