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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cyperus alternifolius is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
BROWN achene (4-5 weeks at 15deg.C.)
bracts 6-10mm wide..popular house pot-plant
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Cyperus alternifolius seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Cyperus alternifolius:
|Umbrella Grass, Umbrella Palm, Umbrella Plant, Zyperngras,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|56||: Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds|
|63||: Madagascan Native and Introduced Plants|
|135||: Mauritian Native Plant Seed List|
|166||: Rushes and Sedges, Cyperus etc.|
|For complete Gramineae list see list 408|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cyperus alternifolius seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Keep the compost slighty moist.