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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Heuchera x villosa Big Top
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 24-39
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 19-42
Spring-early summer
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Foliage
Summer-fall
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Foliage
Heuchera x villosa Big Top Caramel Apple
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-74°F (21-23°C)
Rooting Hormone: None
Mist: Low; prefers high humidity rather than mist.
Fertilization: 50 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: Not necessary.
Comments: Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Review our Heuchera Tissue Culture guide at darwinperennials.com/Culture/ProductionGuides.
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
Watering: Moderate
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: No
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Watch for crown rot if overwatered.
Container: 1G (1)