Pennisetum hybrid First Knight™ (38 plugs per tray) PP25515
The newest noble boasts the deepest, darkest, blackest purple of them all. A sword thrust of very upright leaves in center, arching around the edges. Hail!
Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Ornamental napier grass USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 11 Mature Height: 54 inches Seedhead Color: Red Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade Patent/Royalty: PP25515 .22 per plant included in tray price
Plugs per Tray 38. Depth 3". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 8.54 Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media Growing Temperature: 70-80 F (days) 55-65 F (nights) Soil PH: 5.8-6.2 Soil EC: 1-1.5 Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks Growing Info: Apply fungicide drench at transplant. Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings. Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, root and crown rot Vernalization Requirements: Not required. Supplemental Lighting: 12+ hours photoperiod Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed. Day Length: Long Day Other: Follow monthly broad spectrum fungicide control program.