Arabis – Snow Cap – Rockcress – Arabis alpina

Garden Height
8 - 10
6 - 6
6 - 10
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Code
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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  • Native to North America

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Trimming plants back after they are finished blooming will promote branching, denser plants, and a tidier appearance.

Uses Notes:

This perennial will beautify your garden year after year

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot: 8-10
7-9" Pot: 8-10

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

None needed but B-9 at 2500 ppm can be used if necessary.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Good air circulation and proper water management are important.

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