Anemone

(seed; cutflower)

Stage 1

Rooting hormones
No

Vermiculite cover
Yes

Soil temp (min)
60

Soil temp (max)
65

Irrigation frequency
Medium

Surfactant
No

Time (min)
10

Time (max)
14

Stage 2

Soil temp (min)
65

Soil temp (max)
70

Moisture
Medium

Fertilizer
50-75 1x/wk

Soil EC
<0.75

Time (min)
7

Time (max)
10

Stage 3

Soil temp (min)
65

Soil temp (max)
70

Allow to wilt
No

Wash leaves
No

Fertilizer
100-150 1x/wk

Soil EC
<1.0

Time (min)
56

Time (max)
56

Stage 4

Soil temp (max)
62

Allow to wilt
No

Wash leaves
No

Fertilizer
100-150 1x/wk

Soil EC
<0.75

Time (min)
12

Time (max)
13

General

  • Germination best at 60°F/15oC
  • Avoid high ammonium fertilizers especially if growing at cool temperature
  • Best root growth if grown in deep, tapered cell
  • Roots are normally brown-colored
  • Avoid high light and high temperature for best shoot growth
  • Crop time is for 72-count tray with deep taper
  • Transplant 406 plug after 6-7 weeks or 288 plug after 8-9 weeks into 72 tray
  • 12-13 weeks total crop time

adapted from data published by Dr. Roger Styer