Week 22 – May 30, 2020

Plant Information

Potomac™ Red Improved Snapdragon

New variety!
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus

Common Name: Snapdragon

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 39 - 60" (99 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent choice for professional cut flower growers.

Grower Information:

Snaps second to none
PanAmerican Seed is the world leading supplier of F1 forcing snaps, with an unsurpassed choice of top-producing varieties selected for stem and flower quality, photoperiodic response and earliness to flower. With selections streamlined into 4 flowering response groups – including our popular Potomac family – you’ll find it a “snap” to build an all-year program of successful growing.

(Group 3,4)

Stem length: 39 to 60 in./99 to 152 cm
Planting density: 6 to 10 plants/ft.2 (64 to 106 plants/m2); high-density planting under high-light or field situation
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 10 weeks; less than optimal crop season may affect finishing time for a duration of up to 18 weeks; refer to the PanAmerican Seed Product Information Guide at panamseed.com for details

  • Tops for production during periods of high light, long days and warm temperatures.
  • Plants produce tall, strong stems and long spikes with good flower quality. 
  • Can be grown year-round with supplemental high-intensity light.

Offers a richer red colour, a more robust flower spike and earlier flowering that is more in line with the series.

'PAS1374889'
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