Week 22 – May 30, 2020

Plant Information

ColorBloom™ Mixture Improved Gerbera

New variety!
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gerbera jamesonii

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Offers long-lasting, vibrant color indoors in sunny spaces, along with excellent performance in patio pots.

Grower Information:

Stays tidy for smaller pots
ColorBloom stays compact, so it won’t get too full or leafy, allowing the colourful blooms to show through in quarts/11-cm pots. Faster to flower by around 10 days, ColorBloom beats the competition to market. And, first-time plant buyers will love the exciting, non-fading colours and easy care of this indoor/outdoor plant.

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 10 weeks

  • The ColorBloom series is specially designed for the quart/11-cm retail market.
  • ColorBloom is the most uniform series on the market, with the best performance for consumers.
  • The series is around 10 days faster to flower than competitors.
  • More uniform with a shorter flower window.
  • It has a higher amount of usable plants due to better seed quality.
  • Offers a compact plant habit that requires less to no PGRs.
  • Series holds its colour better and won’t fade in high light.

Includes all varieties in the series. Note that Bicolour Orange Yellow is slightly later to flower than the rest of the varieties.

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