COREOPSIS major

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COREOPSIS major

Greater Tickseed, Wood Tickseed
Select Item No. CA626

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: USA - New York to North Florida, west to Indiana and Louisiana
Special Features: Golden blossoms - like COREOPSIS verticillata - but with wider leaves. Good selection for naturalizing, will attract butterflies.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: golden
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: lanceolate - mostly sessile - leaves
Growth Habit: erect / sturdy
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.81818 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
550
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once 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: Some flowering will occur the first year without vernalization, but improved flowering will occur the 2nd year; and 3-10 weeks of cool temperatures might benefit fuller flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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