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Abutilon – Yellow Finch – Flowering Maple – Abutilon hybrid

Garden Height
24 - 30
Spacing
12 - 15
Spread
12 - 20
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Yellow
Light Level
Full Shade
Proven Selections

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Easy maintenance.

Uses Notes

Containers and landscapes.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

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.

Grower Tips

-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.