Vegetative Variety

Agastache Little Adder

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Data is gathered from our West Grove, Pa., trials (Zone 6a). Southern growers: expect 1-2 weeks earlier finishing. Northern growers: 1 week slower. Consider summertime scheduling accurate. Dates based on a standard 72 liner size.

Week color desired
URC stick week
Liner transplant week
Spring/Summer
 
Gallon
(1 ppp)
 
 
 
 
Late-Summer/Fall
 
Gallon
(1 ppp)
 
 
 
 
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-72°F (21-22°C)
Rooting Hormone: 500 ppm IBA
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N
Pinching: Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
Transplanting: 28-35 days after sticking
Comments: Stick cuttings the day of arrival, if possible.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
Light Level (fc): 3,000 to 5,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: Long day facultative
Watering: Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: Recommended
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Thrips, white fly