• Helichrysum Licorice
    ‘Licorice’

Helichrysum Licorice
Low-growing and semi-trailing, silvery green-leafed plant is useful as an accent in containers and baskets.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 18-24" (46-61cm)
      Exposure: Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: Optional
      Average Days with Mist: 7-10
      Pinch: Optional
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Propagate in low-volume mist group. Avoid high feed on foliage. High humidity tents are effective. Pinch as needed to shape plants or hold crop.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 4,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 50-61°F (10-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: None
      Pests: Fungus gnats, whitefly
      Diseases: Root rot
      Comments: Avoid saturated media at any time. Pinch regularly to shape.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 7-9 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 9-11 weeks
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