Ajuga – Catlins Giant – Bugleweed – Ajuga reptans
Fast growing plants spread by underground stems to create a great groundcover. Divide clumps when plantings get over crowded. Remove spent flowers, shears or even mowing on a high setting can quickly take care of the old flowers.
Use in color bowls, deck or patio containers and landscaping
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 150 - 200
Light Requirements Medium
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-7
7-9" Pot : 7-8
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
None needed. Catlin's Giant may benefit from an application of B-9 at 2500 ppm or Sumagic at 2.5 ppm. Consider growing cool to help control growth.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.
Use a moisture retentive but well drained soil mix.