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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cyperus compressus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
spikelets in compressed clusters
3-5mm.across, to 30cm.
|Height, in meters: 0.4
Height, in feet: 1.32
|Cyperus compressus sales history
Common names for Cyperus compressus:
|Annual Sedge (Tropical), Flat Sedge,|
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.|
|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 compressus seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Keep the compost slighty moist.