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Approximately 1000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Pennisetum orientale is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
14x2.5cm. curved infl.
to 10x0.4cm., rough
|Height, in meters: 0.9
Height, in feet: 2.97
|Pennisetum orientale sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Pennisetum orientale:
|Pennisetum orientale var. trif, Pennisetum triflorum,|
Common names for Pennisetum orientale:
|Fountain Grass, Oriental Pennisetum, White Fountain Grass,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|106||: Central Asian Native Plant Seed List|
|107||: South West Asian Native Plant Seeds|
|145||: Grasses Seed List|
|Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713|
|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.
Pennisetum orientale seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.