Easter Lily

Forcing Schedule

Below is the recommended schedule for Easter Lily Production for Easter 2015 (April 5 2014).

Soil Requirements

Use a good commercial artificial growing mix that is a light, coarse, airy mix. The soil should contain no super phosphate with a pH between 5.8 and 6.5 containing good levels of calcium and some available nitrate nitrogen fertilizer.

Planting Depth

Plant into a standard depth pot with 1 inch of media below the bulb, assuming bulb and peat moss temperatures were satisfactory during cooling.

Temperature Requirements

Start crop between 60 and 62 degrees at night and between 65 and 68 degrees during the day.

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