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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Achillea New Vintage™
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 23-38
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 18-40
Spring-early summer programs
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Late summer - fall programs
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
*Plantings after week 25 finish faster
Achillea New Vintage™ Red
Achillea New Vintage™ Rose
Achillea New Vintage™ Violet
Achillea New Vintage™ White
Suggested Container Size.
Container: 2.5 qt (1 ppp)
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 1.0-1.25 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-72°F (21-22°C)
Rooting Hormone: 500-1,000 ppm IBA
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N
Pinching: Not necessary, remove premature flowers.
Transplanting: Liner transplant week
Comments: Do not over-mist.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Watering: Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Pythium and rhizoctonia can result from overwatering.