Advent™ Red – Tips and Basic Culture

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  • Very early season, red variety
  • Dark green leaves and large showy horizontal bracts
  • 6 week response time.  Flower initiation approximately September 10th for November 1st timing.
  • Vigorous variety
  • Strong v-shaped architecture

Key Selling Points:

  • Earliest poinsettia on the market today!
  • Traditional poinsettias look with bright red color, large cyathia, and slightly narrow bracts.
  • Due to Advent’s good natural vigor it does not need to be planted and pinched early.  Schedule similar to Freedom or Prestige Early Red.
  • Post production characteristics are outstanding.
  • Outstanding plant for energy efficient production.
  • Great for high density production.

Tips for Success:

  • Responsive to DIF and PGR’s for height control.

Special Concerns:

  • None

Suggested Product Forms:

  • 2.5” Mini
  • 4” Pixie Pinched
  • 5-5”
  • 6-6.5” Pinched
  • 8” Multi Pinched
  • 10” Multi
  • Mini Tree
  • Tree
  • Single Stem or Non- Pinch
  • Cultural Support:

Rebecca Siemonsma

Ecke Ranch Technical Support

(P) 760-944-4060

(F) 605-292-0238

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