New variety!

Twisted™ Dark Orange Celosia

Unique, bold color that is sure to catch the consumer’s eye! Good all-season garden performance. 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.
Unique, bold color that is sure to catch the consumer’s eye!
  • 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
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      72 - 128
      Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      7-10
      Pinch:
      Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      4-5 weeks

      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
      No. of Pinches:
      One hard pinch, two weeks after transplant. Allow 6-8 leaves below pinch.
      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.
      Pests:
      Not regularly seen
      Diseases:
      Botrytis during 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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