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Cortaderia richardii c.s.

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 2817

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cortaderia richardii c.s. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7-
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: large woolly CREAM plumes
Foliage: (tussock base hides hibernating hedgehogs)
Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
Cortaderia richardii c.s. seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Cortaderia richardii c.s.:
Cortaderia conspicua, Cortaderia richardii, 

Common names for Cortaderia richardii c.s.:

Corat,  N.Z. Pampas Grass,  Toe-Toe, 


Cortaderia richardii c.s. is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
23:   New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
145:   Grasses Seed List
Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713
162:   Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)
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.
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
408:  Gramineae
568:  Poaceae
713:  Gramineae


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Germination guide for Cortaderia richardii c.s.

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Cortaderia richardii c.s. seeds will usually germinate in 14-21 days.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cortaderia richardii c.s. seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

Sow Cortaderia richardii c.s. seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)


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