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Kieft Seed Scheduling Tool

Aquilegia Swan

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Data is gathered from our Elburn, Ill., trials (Zone 5a) for a North American audience. Warm-climate growers: expect 1-2 weeks earlier finishing. Cool-climate growers: expect 1 week slower. Dates based on standard 288 plug size.
Early Spring
Week color desired
(1 ppp)
(1 ppp)
Sow week
Plug transplant week
Ideal for Gallons. EarlyBird is better suited for quarts
Notes/Pitfall Management
Plugs must be grown to a minimum 12 leaf stage and then chilled-4 weeks below 41F or 6 weeks below 52F. Force from dormancy warm (65F day/night) for two weeks before cooling for greatest uniformity.
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