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Heliotropium – Fragrant Blue – Heliotrope – Heliotropium arborescens

Garden Height
18 - 30
16 - 20
16 - 20
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Proven Selections

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes

easy care

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Wet

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 Medium, High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 10-12
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 12-14

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch once, 2 weeks after liner planting. PGRs are not necessary for most varieties. B-9 at 2500 or Sumagic at 5 to 10 ppm will help control growth if necessary.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for white flies. A preventative fungicide drench at planting will be helpful. In poor weather conditions avoid wet soil and moisture on the foliage.

Grower Tips

-Marine is the most vigorous Heliotropium arborescens.

In low light conditions avoid wet soil and moisture on the foliage.

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