Information for Cyperus compressus

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 446379
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - annual
Flower: spikelets in compressed clusters
Foliage: 3-5mm.across, to 30cm.
Height in meters: 0.4

Common names for Cyperus compressus: Annual Sedge (Tropical),  Flat Sedge, 

Cyperus compressus is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
113:   East African Native Plant Seed List
115:   West African Native Plant Seed List
166:   Rushes and Sedges, Cyperus etc.
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
342:  Cyperaceae

Germination guide
Cyperus compressus seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Keep the compost slighty moist.

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