Vegetative Variety

Lysimachia alfredii Night Light

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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)
Flowering is related to light level. Higher light=faster flowering but less variegation.
Week color desired
URC stick week
Liner transplant week
(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: Moderate to high for first 24 hours, then reduce to low.
Fertilization: 50 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: One or two pinches prior to transplant.
Transplanting: 42-49 days after sticking
Comments: Lysimachia should root quickly. Watch for oversaturated media.
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 150 to 175 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.