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Vinca – Vinca Reticulata

Garden Height
3 - 6
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Resists: Deer

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Foliage Interest

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 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.

Grower Tips

Florel sprays at 500 ppm works well to produce more stems and shorter internodes.