CAREX buchananii f. viridis 'Green Twist'

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CAREX buchananii f. viridis 'Green Twist'

Leatherleaf Sedge
Select Item No. ZA079

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Cyperaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Special Features: Olive green foliage with intriguing, curved tips and upright habit. Unpretentious.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2008; a selection of New Zealand species.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: olive-green
Growth Habit: erect / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden / water or marshplant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.45455 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2200
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 8 - 10 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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