Autumn Red and Red Velvet

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Product Description:

  • Colors available –
    • Autumn Red – Red
    • Red Velvet - Red
  • Dark green leaves
  • Response Time/Flower Initiation/Finish
    • Autumn Red – 7.5 Weeks/September 10th/November 5th
    • Red Velvet – 9-9.5 Weeks/September 25th /December 5th – 10th
  • Autumn Red is a medium vigor variety. Red Velveteen is vigorous. 


Key Selling Points:

  • Adaptable to a wide range of container sizes.
  • Autumn Red has proven performance in energy efficient poinsettia programs.
  • Excellent for single stem or non-pinched production.

Tips for Success:

  • Calcium sprays at the sign of first color will prevent bract edge burn.
  • High light during September and October will help enhance cyathia quality.

Special Concerns:

  • Red Velvet is not suitable for energy efficient production.

 

Suggested Product Forms:

  • 2.5” Mini
  • 4” Pixie Pinched
  • 5-5.5”
  • 6-6.5” Pinched
  • 8” Multi Pinched
  • 10” Multi Pinched
  • Mini Trees
  • Trees
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Single Stem or Non-Pinch

 

 

 

Cultural Support:

Rebecca Siemonsma

Ecke Ranch Technical Support

(P) 760-944-4060

(M) 605-645-9718

rsiemonsma@eckeranch.com

 

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