Bougainvillea are full-sun plants and are native to Mexico. Barbara Karst has green foliage with Red blooms. This variety has a spreading habit and can grow to 26 inches. Our Bougainvillea come in 50 cell liners and are great for growers who are just getting started. Bougainvillea produce loads of blooms in bright colors.
For best results with Bougainvillea, grow for at least 10 weeks in bright light and pinch as needed to keep plants branch. 60 degree night temps yield the best growth but some growers who start in the fall could allow cooler nights during the coldest months. Plants may defoliate in the winter. Allow them to dry out between watering. Maintain a pH of 5-6. Plant 3 plugs per 10in basket.
Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Bougainvillea Barbara Karst Red Quick Reference Guide
|4" crop time||8WK|
|10" crop time||18WK|