Vinca – Vinca Reticulata
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
Great in Landscapes and containers.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
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 Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-7
7-9" Pot : 8-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12
Pinching and Growth Regulators
For 6" pots & smaller pinch at planting time only. For larger than 6", pinch again 4-5 weeks later. Florel sprays at 500 ppm will help build a fuller plant.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Scout for aphids and treat as needed.
Florel sprays at 500 ppm works well to produce more stems and shorter internodes.