Streptocarpus – Concord Blue
Adapatable as House Plant
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.
Use in hanging baskets, patio containers and beds
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container
pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 150 - 200
Light Requirements Low, Medium
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
Late Winter through Spring Finish. Standard PPP; ideal for 4"-6" pots
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 8-10
6" and Gallon Pot : 12-15
7-9" Pot :
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinching is not needed. PGRs are not necessary.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for aphids, thrips and white flies.
Avoid cold water on the foliage, yellowing and spotting will occur if this happens.
Grow as late winter/early spring crop.