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Petunia Grandiflora F1 Double Pirouette Mix

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The huge heavily petalled double 10-13cm flowers hold up well in inclement weather.

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Petunia Grandiflora F1 Double Pirouette Mix

Petunia Grandiflora F1 Double Pirouette Mix. A compact and early flowering F1 variety with good branching habit. The huge heavily petalled double 10-13cm flowers hold up well in inclement weather. 25-40cm. (Professional Nursery Seed)

Cultivation Advice 

  • Plant after the last frost in a sunny location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight daily. Ensure well-draining soil.
  • Amend the soil with compost or organic matter before planting to enhance soil fertility and drainage.
  • Plant seedlings or seeds at a depth of 1/4 inch (6 mm) and space them about 10-12 inches (25-30 cm) apart to allow for proper air circulation.
  • Maintain consistent moisture, especially during dry periods. Water deeply when the soil’s top inch (2.5 cm) feels dry.
  • Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer every two to three weeks or use slow-release fertilizers to support healthy growth and abundant blooms.
  • Regularly remove faded flowers to encourage continuous blooming and prevent seed formation.
  • Mulch around the plants to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and maintain soil temperature. Ensure the mulch doesn’t touch the plant stems.
  • Monitor for common pests like aphids and fungal diseases. Treat any issues promptly with appropriate organic methods.
  • Provide support for sprawling varieties. Prune lightly to shape the plants and remove leggy growth for better aesthetics.
  • Petunia Grandiflora F1 Double Pirouette Mix is suitable for containers. Use well-draining potting mix and ensure adequate drainage.
  • In frost-prone areas, these petunias are often treated as annuals. In warmer climates, they may survive through winter if protected from severe cold.
  • Provide shelter during heavy rain or storms to prevent damage to delicate blooms.
  • Ensure a regular care routine, including watering, fertilizing, and deadheading, to promote continuous flowering throughout the growing season.
  • While these petunias prefer full sun, in hotter climates, they may benefit from some afternoon shade to prevent scorching of the delicate blooms.
  • Avoid overhead watering to reduce the risk of foliar diseases. Water at the base of the plants to keep foliage dry.
  • Proper spacing between plants encourages good air circulation, reducing the chances of fungal diseases and promoting healthier growth.
  • If certain stems become leggy or stop flowering, selectively prune them back to promote new growth and encourage branching.
  • Periodically check plants for signs of pests like aphids, whiteflies, or caterpillars. Early detection allows for prompt treatment if necessary.
  • Water deeply but less frequently during cooler periods to prevent waterlogging and root rot. Adjust watering frequency based on weather conditions.
  • Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of flowers. Follow the recommended dosage on fertilizer labels.
  • Protect plants from strong winds, especially when they are young or during periods of intense growth, to prevent damage to the delicate blooms.
  • Pay attention to microclimates within your garden. Certain areas might be warmer, cooler, or more sheltered, affecting plant growth.
  • Periodically prune or pinch back leggy or spent stems to encourage new growth and maintain the plant’s overall shape and vigor.
  • Use a moisture meter or check soil moisture levels by inserting your finger into the soil. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) feels dry.
  • Regularly check mulch depth around plants. Replenish mulch as needed to maintain a consistent layer, ensuring optimal moisture retention.
  • Encourage pollinators by incorporating companion plants that attract bees and butterflies, promoting natural pollination and biodiversity.
  • Adjust fertilizer application based on seasonal needs. Reduce feeding as the growing season ends to allow the plants to prepare for dormancy.
  • Provide gentle support, such as small stakes or ties, for weaker or sprawling stems to prevent breakage and encourage upward growth.
  • If plants become overly leggy or stop flowering, consider a more aggressive pruning to rejuvenate growth and stimulate new blooms.
  • During prolonged periods of intense heat, provide shade or move containers to a cooler area to prevent stress and wilting.
  • Observe how the plants respond to your care routine and adjust practices accordingly to meet their specific needs.
  • Remove any yellowing or diseased leaves promptly to maintain plant health and prevent the spread of diseases.

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