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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

ABC™ 1 Yellow Lisianthus

  • ABC™ 1 Yellow Lisianthus - Bloom
  • ABC™ 1 Yellow Lisianthus - Cutflower
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum

Common Name: Double-Flowered Lisianthus, Texas Blue Bell

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Summer, Winter

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 36 - 45" (91 - 114cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Upright, double flowers with high petal count on strong stems. Exception vase life as a cut flower.


Grower Information:

Planting density: 8 plants/ft.2 (84 plants/m2) Summer; 6 plants/ft.2 (64 plants/m2) Winter
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel

Plug crop time: 8 to 10 weeks
Transplant to finish: Winter, 14 to 18 weeks; Spring/Autumn, 12 to 14 weeks; Summer, 10 to 12 weeks

  • Best-in-class genetics have proven reduced sensitivity to rosetting in the plug and after transplant. You get more saleable plants and stems, plus reduced or no need for gibberellic acid (GA) spraying.
  • Uniform vigour in plug and finish stages and faster finish times assure a short harvest window.
  • Produces a high-quality finished crop year-round in a comprehensive colour range.
  • Outstanding double flower form with high petal count on strong stems.
  • Quickly becoming the wedding flower of choice, and an essential for bouquets, corsages and other arrangements.
  • Exceptional vase life.

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