Zinnia – Sweet Tooth Candy Corn

Garden Height
12 - 14
10 - 12
10 - 12
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Red, Yellow
Light Level
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Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Easy Care.

Uses Notes

Great in landscapes and cintainers.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 200 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 70 - 85° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 70 - 75° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring to Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

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

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Foliar sprays of B-Nine at 3,500 ppm applied 2 to 3 times are beneficial. First application can be done 1 week after transplant, followed by a second application 1 week later. If necessary, a third application can be done 10 to 14 days later to hold the crop. If the crop is targeted to finish in late Spring or early Summer during
warmer growing temperatures, try using a foliar spray of B-Nine at 5,000 ppm instead of 3,500 ppm.

Pest and Disease Management

Avoid moisture/humidity condensation in the greenhouse, as this can cause Botrytis. Also incorporate a preventative fungicide program for Powdery Mildew.

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