Helichrysum – Lemon Licorice – Licorice Plant – Helichrysum petiolare

Garden Height
8 - 12
Spacing
18 - 20
Spread
18 - 20
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Light Code
YO
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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Features:

Do a little, get a lot. Licorice plants are exceptionally easy to grow. They dont need much in the way of fertilizers. Avoid over-watering. Restrained grower with velvety-soft foliage. Pale chartreuse.

  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes:

easy care

Uses Notes:

Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxes

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 10b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: C - pH 6.0 - 6.5

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot: 6-8
7-9" Pot: 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot: 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

Pinch once, 2 weeks after liner planting. May be cut back if desired. PGRs are not necessary.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for aphids, leaf miners and white flies. No apparent phytotoxicity. A preventative fungicide drench at planting will be helpful. In poor weather conditions avoid wet soil and moisture on the foliage.

Grower Tips:

In low light conditions avoid wet soil and moisture on the foliage.

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