Vegetative Variety

Heuchera x villosa Big Top

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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
TC stick week
Liner transplant week
(1 ppp)
Week color desired
TC stick week
Liner transplant week
(1 ppp)
Heuchera x villosa Big Top Caramel Apple
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Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-74°F (21-23°C)
Rooting Hormone: None
Mist: Low; prefers high humidity rather than mist.
Fertilization: 50 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: Not necessary.
Transplanting: 56-63 days after sticking
Comments: Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Review our Heuchera Tissue Culture guide at
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
Light Level (fc): 1,500 to 2,500
Vernalization: No
Daylength: Day length neutral
Watering: Moderate
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: No
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Watch for crown rot if overwatered.