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SUN PARASOL® MITEBUSTER Red

Mandevilla hybrid

New to our SUN PARASOL® line, a mite resistant Mandevilla...Mitebuster! This compact, upright bush is bursting with color that holds up even in the hottest of weather. Sturdy stems that don't break and leaves that are leaf spot resistant too!

Height: 20 to 24-inches
51 to 61-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 16-inches
30 to 41-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Summer
Colors: Red
Vigor: Vigorous
Earliness: Mid
Usage: Container Gardens, Gardens, Landscapes, Pollinator Plant
 
GROWER CULTURE:
 
General:
 
Media: Well-drained peat/perlite mix
pH: 5.5 to 6.0
Fertilization: Medium | 250 ppm
Light: High
Water: Dry to Well-Drained
 
Propagation:
 
Rooting Temp: 65°F to 80°F | 18°C to 27°C
Rooting Hormone: No
Pinch Before
Transplant:
No
Average Prop Time: 12 to 32-weeks
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 65°F to 70°F | 18°C to 21°C
Growing Temp Night: 65°F to 70°F | 18°C to 21°C
Pinching: Necessary to improve branching. Wait until the plants are fairly well-rooted before pinching.
Pests: Mites are the prime pest. Aphids, thrips, and whiteflies.
Diseases: Good airflow helps prevent foliar leaf spot. Watering in the morning helps, too. Prevent Fusarium and Botrytis by keeping plants dry in the winter.
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
 
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