HEUCHERA americana 'Dale's Strain'

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HEUCHERA americana 'Dale's Strain'

Dale's Alum Root
Select Item No. HA181

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

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: average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.05128 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
19500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 7 - 8 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):
Anytime
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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