Calocephalus – Silver Bush – Calocephalus brownii
This plant will add texture and interest to your garden
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 150 - 200
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
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 : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 7-8
7-9" Pot : 10-12
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 12-14
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinch once, soft, one week after liner planting. PGRs are not necessary.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.