Vegetative Variety

Leucanthemum x superbum White Magic

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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 25 finish faster
Leucanthemum x superbum White Magic
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Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.4
Soil Temperature: 68-74°F (20-23°C)
Rooting Hormone: 500 ppm IBA
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 75-100 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: Pinch while young plants are soft and actively growing.
Transplanting: 35-42 days after sticking
Comments: Pinch any premature buds as they become visible.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: Long day facultative
Watering: Moderate; more required when in flower.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 200 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: B-Nine/Cycocel at 1,800/800 will reduce plant height
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Watch for aphids when in bud.