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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 21-30
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 15-23
Spring
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
summer-fall
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™ Purple
Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™ Blue
Suggested Container Size.
Container: 2.5qt (1)
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: 500-1,000 ppm IBA
Mist: Moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N
Pinching: Recommended.
Comments: Roots quickly. Plan to pinch in liner tray.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°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 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: Not necessary when pinched in liner.
Plant Growth Regulators: Use B-Nine/Cycocel 2,500/800 ppm to control height
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Aphids, white fly, spider mites