Abutilon – Yellow Finch – Flowering Maple – Abutilon hybrid
Containers and landscapes.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 200 - 300
Light Requirements Medium
Water Requirements Moist to Wet
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 7-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 12-14
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 14-16
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinch twice. The first pinch at liner planting; the second about 6 weeks later. Research has shown B-nine and Cycocel to be effective in controlling growth.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for white flies and aphids. Spray preventively. Insecticidal soaps can burn foliage.
-Clementine will make a nice compact plant when Cycocel at 750 ppm is applied as a spray. Yellowing on foliage can occur when chemicals are applied incorrectly.