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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Artemisia gmelinii SunFern™ Arcadia
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 0-0
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 0-0
Spring-early summer
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Must be grown 65F or warmer to finish properly Foliage only
Summer-fall
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Foliage only
Artemisia gmelinii SunFern™ Arcadia
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: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N starting day 7
Pinching: Pinch once, prior to transplant.
Comments: Mist enough to rehydrate cuttings. Do not over-mist beyond Day 2 or 3. Arcadia is particularly sensitive to over-misting in propagation.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Watering: Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: B-Nine/Cycocel sprays 2,500/1,000 ppm
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.
Container: 2.5qt (1)