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Gomphrena – Lil’ Forest™ Plum

Garden Height
14 - 18
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Easy Care

Uses Notes

Great in landscapes and containers.

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 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate, Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 75° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring and Summer Finish. Standard ppp.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-7 Weeks
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-8 Weeks
7-9" Pot : 7-9 Weeks
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12 Weeks

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch 1-2 weeks after transplant, a second pinch as needed for larger containers. 

Paclobutrazol 1-3 ppm as a drench can help shape or hold the crop, but go slowly and learn how the crop performs in your greenhouse.

Pest and Disease Management

Watch for Botrytis when flowering, do not overhead when flowering.