HEUCHERA americana 'Dale's Strain'

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HEUCHERA americana 'Dale's Strain'

Dale's Alum Root
Select Item No. HG181

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1000 Seeds

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Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Saxifragaceae
Origin: Eastern USA
Special Features: Handsome, silver mottled foliage, variable.
Historical: Name recognizes discoverer, nurseryman, Dale Hendricks of Landenderg, Pennsylvania.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: Cream-colored
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: rounded, lobed, decorative marbled
Growth Habit: clumping / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 35 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.05263 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
19000
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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