EUPATORIUM aromaticum

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EUPATORIUM aromaticum

Lesser Snakeroot
(AGERATINA)
Select Item No. EA205

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Eastern USA
Special Features: White flowering umbels. Lovely plant for naturalizing in meadows.
Historical: Used as a homeopathic remedy for restlessness.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: ovate, with serrated edges
Growth Habit: bushy
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 90 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.19048 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
5250
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 5 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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