Photo Progress: PAC Saxonia Christmas Red

 

Date

Thumbnail

Comments

7/11/2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar is showing dark  green leaves with dramatic deep red petioles. There appear to be tiny new leaves emerging from the apical meristem. This cultivar has not fully rooted yet in propagation.

 

7/18/2014


click for larger picture

 

7/25/2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has not yet rooted. The plant is showing some growth activity at the apical meristem, and the petioles are dark red with deep green leaves.

8-1-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has rooted completely, but is growing more slowly, showing dark red leaf petioles.

8-8-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has recently been pinched, and is not yet developing side branching.

8-15-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has grown to 6 inches and is showing some branching.

8-22-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has remained at 6.5 inches but is showing more dense branching in center.

8-29-2014


click for larger picture

 

9-5-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivars has grown to 8 inches tall and is producing excellent branching, showing deep red petioles.

 

9-12-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has grown to 9 inches and is remaining compact.

9-19-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:   This cultivar has grown to 10 inches tall and is showing some deep red bract coloration.

9-26-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar at 10 inches tall is showing some orange red coloration .

10-3-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has reached 11 inches tall and is showing orange red coloration on sparse bracts.

10-10-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has reached 12 inches tall, displaying seven bracts showing deep red with dark green veins.

10-17-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has reached 13 inches tall and is showing orange red coloration on smaller bracts on thin stems. Very compact.

10-24-2014


click for larger picture

Ian:  This cultivar has also seen more bract expansion, and is showing more Cyathia development.

10-31-2014


click for larger picture

 

11-7-2014


click for larger picture