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Supertunia® Pretty Much Picasso® Petunia hybrid

pH
A (5.5 - 5.8)
High (200 - 300 ppm)
Moderate to Moist
B (65 - 72º Fahrenheit)
A (55 - 65º Fahrenheit)
A (40 - 50º Fahrenheit)

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Starting Materials: 
Liners
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-7
7-9" Pot : 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 8-10

For all sizes of containers, pinch the liner 1–2 weeks after transplant; for containers larger than 6” and for hanging baskets, trim around the edge of the container as needed prior to spacing or hanging of the baskets. 

10-15 ppm Sumagic spray or 1-3 ppm Bonzi drench are effective at controlling growth. Apply as needed. Supertunia Minis may require higher rates of PGRs. Cold temperatures will also effectively control growth. -Supertunia Black Cherry is more susceptible to flower damage from chemical applications late in the crop cycle.

Good sanitation practices include keeping greenhouses clean at all times, eliminating weeds and debris, disinfecting equipment in greenhouses as often as possible and keeping hose ends off of the greenhouse floor. Good water management practices are critical for good, healthy plant growth.

Grower Tips: 

-Requires high light in production. -Needs 250+ ppm fertilizer. -Watch pH and EC levels. -Mini Strawberry Pink Veined, all veined varieties and Bordeaux are more sensitive to cold. Keep above 50 F. -Cold temperatures also control growth. -Yellow growth tips often indicate iron deficiency caused by high soil pH. -Do not bring Supertunia petunias in too early as they finish quickly. -Many common problems with Supertunia can be avoided if proper crop timing and the appropriate environment are provided. -Supertunia Black Cherry is more susceptible to flower damage from chemical applications late in the crop cycle. -Cooler growing temperatures, high light levels, proper spacing and drier growing practices can be very helpful in managing plant size.

First to move outside
Award Year Award Plant Trial
2012 Leader of the Pack Ohio State University - Columbus
2012 Top Performer Ohio State University Extension - Springfield
2012 Top Performer Mississippi State University - Crystal Springs
2012 Top Performer University of Georgia
2012 Top Perfomer South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens
2012 Plant of Distinction University of Georgia
2012 Top Perfomer University of Wisconsin
2012 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris
2012 Top Performer in Containers University of Minnesota - Grand Rapids
2012 Top Performer Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank

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