This high quality celosia was selected specifically for greenhouse and field grown cut flower production. Round stems, flat, colorful combs, uniform growth, and extended vase life across a wide color range make Bombay one of the saleable celosias in the cut flower industry. This series blooms 3-4 weeks earlier than other celosias, and achieves approximately a 40% higher stem yield. Plants can be harvested in about 11-13 weeks.
Color: Mixture of shades of bronze, cherry, pink, purple, red, rose and yellow shades
Approximately 423,915 seeds per pound
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Germination lighting: Light required
Germination days: 7 - 10 days
Grow on temperature day: 65 - 70 degrees fahrenheit
Grow on temperature night: 62 - 68 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 12 - 17 weeks
Plant spread: 12 - 16 inches
Plant height: 40-48"
Plant type: annual
Maturation days: 70-110 days