Open sunny locations with well drained red loamy soils with pH of 6.0 to 7.0
Irrigate once in 7 – 10 days depending upon the weather conditions
Pinching of growing tips is done 30 days after transplanting to induce lateral shoots
PestsSemilooperSpray Quinalphos 25EC @ 1.0 ml/lit.Leaf minerSpray any one of the following: Monocrotophos 36SL @ 0.5 ml/lit. Imidacloprid 17.8 SL @ 0.5 ml/lit.
Collar and root rot: Soil drenching with copper oxychloride @ 2.5 g/lWilt (Fusarium sp.): Soil drenching with carbendazim @ 1g/l
For cut flower : Flowers along with stalks or whole plants are harvestedFor loose flower: Individual flowers are harvested with short stems attached
18 – 20 t/ha