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Approximately 4.60 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cyperus esculentus v sativus tubers is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
pale YELLOW-BROWN glume, few
RED to GREY tubers, edible, ~ coconut flav. (soak - plant, sprout 1-4 weeks)
3-10mm. wide (moist or wet soil)
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Cyperus esculentus v sativus tubers seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cyperus esculentus v sativus tubers:
Common names for Cyperus esculentus v sativus tubers:
|(tuber ext.:15%sucrose,25%oil,30%starch), Chufa, Duck Potato, Earth Almond, Edible Rush, Erdmandel, Ground Almond, Nut Grass, Souchet comestible, Tiger Nut, Yellow Nutsedge,|
Cyperus esculentus v sativus tubers
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|56||: Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds|
|61||: Economic Fodder Plant Seed List|
|74||: West Asian Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|115||: West African Native Plant Seed List|
|166||: Rushes and Sedges, Cyperus etc.|
|For complete Gramineae list see list 408|
|181||: Birdseed, Wild and Game|
|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.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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 esculentus v sativus tubers seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Keep the compost slighty moist.