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Rich scarlet-red flowers along large dense spikes, uniform flowering
Excellent pack performance and uniform bushy habit in the field
The earliest variety

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Salvia splendens
Scarlet Sage, Bedding Sage

Culture guide

Plant for bedding or border, summer pot plant

Sun – Partial shade

Garden height:
7″ / 18 cm

Crop time:
6-7 weeks

Sow time:
February-April for flowering in pots from April onwards; June for flowering in pots from August onwards

Sowing method:
2-3 seeds per plug, sowing directly into pot is recommended

12-15 days at 72-75 °F (22-24°C). Light is required for germination.

Growing On:
Transplant plugs after 5-6 weeks. Grow on at 60-65 °F (15-18 °C).

Use a well-drained, growing perennial substrate with 0-15 % clay, 0-15 % parts (e. g. bark, wood fibres, perlite), 1-3 kg/m³ complete balanced fertilizer, 0-2 kg/m³ slow release fertilizer (3-6 months), iron-chelate, micronutrients, pH: 5.5-6.5.

Grow at 21-24 °C during daytime and at 13-16 °C during night. To the harden the plants for selling the temperature can be decreased to 12-14 °C.
S. splendens does not tolerate frost.

Moderate-high fertilization levels are required. Fertilize the crop weekly with 200-250 ppm nitrogen (at 0 kg/m³ slow release fertilizer in substrate), using a complete balanced fertilizer. Avoid high ammonium and high nitrogen levels. Prevent magnesium deficiency by applying magnesium sulphate (0,05 %) 1-2 times and in case of iron deficiency (above pH 6.0) apply iron-chelate 1-2 times. The roots are sensitive to high salt levels in substrates. Avoid high fertilizer concentrations, it is advisable to fertilize several times with low concentrations weekly.

“Information copied from the breeder.
Muller will not accept any liability for failure and/or damage as a consequence of incorrect and/or inexpert cultivation by or on behalf of the Buyer.”

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