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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Helenium autumnale Salud™
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 26-36
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 24-40
Late 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
Helenium autumnale Salud™ Embers
Helenium autumnale Salud™ Golden
Helenium autumnale Salud™ Yellow
Suggested Container Size.
Container: 2.5 qt (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: 1,000 ppm IBA
Mist: Moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N
Pinching: Pinch once in the liner stage.
Transplanting: Liner transplant week
Comments: Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 17°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: long day obligate
Watering: Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: Yes
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Spider mites, thrips