Vegetative Variety

Coreopsis UpTick™

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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
(1 ppp)
Week color desired
URC stick week
Liner transplant week
(1 ppp)
*Plantings after week 23 finish faster
Coreopsis UpTick™ Gold
Coreopsis UpTick™ Red
Coreopsis UpTick™ Cream
Coreopsis UpTick™ Cream & Red
Coreopsis UpTick™ Gold & Bronze
Coreopsis UpTick™ Yellow & Red
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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: 500-1,000 ppm IBA
Mist: Moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N
Pinching: Pinch once in the liner stage.
Transplanting: 35-42 days after sticking
Comments: Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 17°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: Day length neutral
Watering: Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: No
Plant Growth Regulators: B-Nine/Cycocel combination at 3,750-5,000 ppm, B-Nine/Cycocel 500 ppm before flowering. Sumagic spray can be used after flowering if needed.
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Spider mites, thrips