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"Helianthus ‘SunCatcher’ meets all the requirements"

The Helianthus 'SunCatcher' meets all the requirements of a modern perennial. 

Looking at the 'SunCatcher' from the consumer point of view 
The Helianthus' SunCatcher' is: 

  • hardy in Zone 5
  • a long-living perennial (stays for years in the garden)
  • a perfect pollinator attracting
    • different species of Bees
    • Bumble bees
    • Butterflies
  • flowering from mid-July until October

Above that, the 'SunCatcer' has a low susceptibility to Powdery Mildew, which is, in certain areas, a major concern. This plant is doing a great job in the garden.

After the winter, the hardy 'SunCatcher' is starting to come out of the ground with a lot of power.

Helianthus' SunCatcher' from the grower's point of view
From the grower's point of view, the Helianthus' SunCatcher' is a very attractive crop. From an RC / Liner, the 'SunCatcher' can be produced in 

  • 6″ pot (1ppp)
    • with pinch –> 10-11 weeks
    • without pinch –> 9 – 10 weeks
  • 8″ or 1gal container (2 ppp)
    • with a pinch or without a pinch 

In a 10″ or 2gal container, 3 ppp are recommended. With a pinch, a well-branched and round-shaped plant is finished in 10 weeks from transplanting the liner.

Besides growing a flowering finished crop, the 'SunCatcher' is a perfect product for mail-order companies.

  • perfect shipping performance
  • perfect growth results in the garden
  • guaranteed flowering success in the first year, when planted in spring until the end of July

Hartwig Bull is producing for mail-order customers in about 5 weeks from transplanting the liner until shipping.

For more information:
Sven Magnussen

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