2 1/4" finishes to 1 gallon in 10-12 weeks, Quick Turn finishes to 2-3 gallon in 12-14 weeks
Spider Mites, Aphids and Downy Mildew can be problematic.
One of the fastest shrubs to produce.
Buddleia will rebloom approximately 4-6 weeks after trimming in summer. Multiple crop cycles will give you a continuous supply of ready-to-sell product, covered with large terminal blooms.
Does not require deadheading for continuous bloom.
Buddleia are susceptible to spider mites; scout often and treat aggressively. Downy mildew and aphids may also occur.
Avoid drought stress to minimize wilting and pest issues.
Taper off fertilizing and excessive watering in late summer to minimize damage if crop is to be overwintered. Keep on the dry side when dormant.
Avoid fall pruning, and in spring, do not cut until new growth begins to emerge on stems.
Not recommended for fall sales/planting in zone 5.