This plant is one of the most beautiful plants that are native to North America. They like medium to bright light and moderately cool temperature. If the temperature gets to 90 degrees they will go downhill. They make great landscape and container plants. A hanging basket can have more than 100 or more bell shaped flowers. The long days of spring bring the flowers naturally.
A 4in pot needs only one plug. Pinch at 3-4 week intervals last pinch 60 days before desired bloom. They will bloom in mid-spring. Add 4 hours extra daylight to force blooms. Use well-drained soil and low/medium feed to start. Medium feed is okay on established plants 50 degree night temperature. Florel can help force lateral branching on young plants (never treat old plant with Florel).
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.
Fuchsia Lena Quick Reference Guide
|4" crop time||8WK|
|10" crop time||14 WK|