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Alyssum Golden Spring

Scientific Name : Alyssum wulfenianum
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Frost Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Winter-hardy Alyssum is deer and rabbit resistant.
Idea & Tips : Plant in sunny location with well-drained soils.
Fertilize monthly.
Trim spent blooms after blooming is completed.
Grower InformationExciting season extender brings a fresh class of “WOW” to the early-Spring flowering group.
  • The first vegetative Alyssum of this species, with the largest flowers of its class.
  • Easy-to-grow, heat-loving, pest-free, hardy perennial.
  • Evergreen foliage.
'Golden Spring'
Protection InformationCPBR5491; EU47851; PP25,710
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.80-1.0 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Low
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinching:
      Recommended. Soft pinch. Lower nodes may become inactive.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      This Alyssum requires light mist and soil moisture. Can be rooted under a dome or tent. 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:
      Yes
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Recommended
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      None noted
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: stick week 30-35 Rooted: plant week 35-40
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: stick week 26-32 Rooted: plant week 31-36
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: stick week 22-26 Rooted: plant week 27-31
      Bloom Months:
      April to May

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