Premier Family

Product Description:

  • Very early season, compact, red variety
  • Dark green leaves and large showy bracts
  • 7.5 week response time.  Flower initiation approximately September 10th for November 5th timing.
  • Naturally compact variety
  • Strong v-shaped architecture

Key Selling Points:

  • One of the earliest poinsettias on the market today!
  • As Premier Red is naturally compact it can easily be grown without the use of PGR’s.
  • Great for high density production.
  • Outstanding plant for energy efficient production.
  • Ideal for smaller production forms.

Tips for Success:

  • Consider growing Premier Red on an extended schedule with extra vegetative growing time in larger product forms.
  • Premier Red will benefit from weekly calcium chloride sprays for optimal post harvest quality.
  • Avoid early spacing which will result in horizontal branch angle.
  • Premier Red initiates flowers approximately September 10th, schedule accordingly allowing enough vegetative grow time between pinch and flower initiation.

Special Concerns:

  • None

Suggested Product Forms:

  • 2.5” Mini
  • 2.5-3” Pinched
  • 4” Pixie Pinched
  • 5-5”
  • 6-6.5” Pinched
  • Mini Tree

Cultural Support:

Rebecca Siemonsma

Ecke Ranch Technical Support

(P) 760-944-4060

(F) 605-292-0238

rsiemonsma@eckeranch.com




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