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Common Name: Garden Balsam, Rose Balsam
Botanical Name: Impatiens balsamina, im-PAY-shenz bal-SAM-in-a
Decorative Life: Many weeks in the proper garden environment.
Ethylene applications in the form of Florel sprays (biweekly applications at 400 ppm) can prevent flower formation on stock plants which in turn results in increased cutting number and subsequent rooting.
Chill sensitive, store above 55 degrees F. Plugs can be stored for up to six weeks at 50F if provided as little as 5 ft-c of light during storage. Storage temperatures for mature plants depend on the night growing temperature. For example, plants grown at 60F night temperatures stored better at 50-70F than those grown either at 50 or 70F night temperatures.