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Alternanthera leh. 'M - Variegata Rosea'

Alternanthera leh. 'M - Variegata Rosea'

Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

syn. A. leh. 'Rosy Glow'

Narrative Description:

Rose-tricoloured with low/medium vigour which is ideal if flesh colour is required in designs.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with moist soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Suitable for large areas of background and some areas of larger detail to bring the bed alive.

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

15 x 12 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

Red

Flowering Time:

N/A

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Ground Cover

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

To keep this plant over winter it must be kept in a frost free area.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

AMARANTHACEAE

Genus:

Alternanthera

Species:

lehmannii

Cultivar:

M - Variegata Rosea

Alternative Names:

syn. A. leh. 'Rosy Glow'

Category:

Carpet Bedding

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

10 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

April - June

Recommended Sales Window:

May - July

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:17/1827/18
Qty:1225

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.