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Nemesia – Juicy Fruits® Cherry on Ice

Garden Height
8 - 12
Spacing
8 - 12
Spread
8 - 12
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought 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 A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring to Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

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

Pinching and Growth Regulators

For pots 6" and smaller pinch at transplanting only. For hanging baskets and pots larger than 6" soft pinch at planting, additional pinches as needed. Sumagic at 5-10 ppm is effective at controlling growth if needed. Cold temperatures will also control growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Juicy Fruit is sensitive to pythium, phytopthera, and thelaviopsis. Maintaining proper pH (5.5-5.8) and good sanitation practices will help alleviate problems. Increased air circulation, proper water management and good soil porosity are also critical. Rhapsody or copper based fungicide has been found to be effective in preventing erwinia. Agrimycin is also effective as a preventative for controlling erwinia.

Water early in the morning and maintain low humidity. Thrip control is necessary because Juicy Fruits are susceptible to INSV.

Grower Tips

-Grow dry.
-Preventive fungicides are recommended at transplant.
-High light required at production.
-Air circulation, proper water management, and good soil porosity are critical.
-Water early in the morning and maintain low humidity.

Air circulation and proper water management are critical.