Twisted™ Orange Celosia

Unique, bold color that is sure to catch the consumer’s eye! Good all-season garden performance. After years of trialing to ensure ease of production, Twisted truly offers a fine complement to Intenz™ Celosia for both pot plant and garden programs. Its bold cristata blooms attract attention because of their unique, touchable form and texture. Excellent for Fall programs.
  • General Information
    • Height:
      16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
      Spread:
      12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
      Exposure:
      Sun
  • Product Story
    • Twisted was bred by Floritec in the Netherlands. After years of trialing to ensure ease of production, Twisted truly offers a fine complement to Intenz Celosia for both pot plant and garden programs. Its bold cristata blooms attract attention because of their unique, touchable form and texture.
  • Supply Location
    • Available as unrooted cuttings from Athena and Floritec. Also available as rooted liners from select rooting stations.
  • Propagation Guide
    • Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      7-10
      Pinch:
      Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      4-5

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Hard pinch after 14-16 days, to promote branching. R.emain 6-8 leaves below the pinch
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH:
      5.5-6.0
      Light Levels (fc):
      Maximum light
      Temperature Day:
      70-75°F (21-24°C)
      Temperature Night:
      66-68°F (19-20°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      250-300
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      B-9 (Alar) 2,500ppm. First application 2 weeks after pinchig, then once a week for about 3 weeks. Bonzi 1 to 2 ppm.
      Diseases:
      Botrytis (propagation)
      Comments:
      Vegetates under long days, and flower with short days and longer nights (13 hours).
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 7-9 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1 ppp, 8-10 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      3-4 ppp, 9-11 weeks
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