Information for Apera spica-venti

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 34443
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - annual
Flower: PURPLE tinged panic.to 25cm.
Foliage: 0.5-1cm.wide
Height in meters: 1

Synonyms (alternative names) for Apera spica-venti: Agrostis spica-venti, 

Common names for Apera spica-venti: Agrostide jouet-du-vent,  Common Wind Grass,  Loose Silky Bent,  Loose Silky-bent,  Silky-bent Grass,  Wind Grass,  Windhalm, 

Apera spica-venti is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
12:   British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
117:   Hungarian Native Plants and Introductions
145:   Grasses Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
408:  Gramineae
568:  Poaceae
713:  Gramineae

Germination guide
Apera spica-venti seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Apera spica-venti seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20C.

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