Veronica

(seed; cutflower)

Stage 1

Rooting hormones
No

Vermiculite cover
No

Soil temp (min)
68

Soil temp (max)
72

Irrigation frequency
Medium

Surfactant
No

Time (min)
5

Time (max)
7

Stage 2

Soil temp (min)
68

Soil temp (max)
72

Moisture
Medium

Fertilizer
50-75 1x/wk

Soil EC
<0.75

Time (min)
7

Time (max)
7

Stage 3

Soil temp (min)
62

Soil temp (max)
65

Allow to wilt
No

Wash leaves
No

Fertilizer
100-150 1-2x/wk

Soil EC
<1.0

Time (min)
28

Time (max)
28

Stage 4

Soil temp (max)
62

Allow to wilt
No

Wash leaves
No

Fertilizer
100-150 1x/wk

Soil EC
<0.75

Time (min)
7

Time (max)
8

General

  • Crop timing is for Veronica Blue Bouquet
  • For V longifolia, add 1-2 weeks longer crop time, especially for germination
  • Control growth with DIF, low temperature, high light, and moisture
  • Do not hold plugs!
  • 7-8 weeks total crop time

adapted from data published by Dr. Roger Styer