CAREX muskingumensis

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CAREX muskingumensis

Palm Sedge, Muskrat Sedge
Select Item No. ZA090

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Cyperaceae
Origin: North America
Special Features: Dense stoloniferous thickets that resemble tiny palms, very effective specimen tolerant of wet soils. Very effective as specimen and on water.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: tan
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: medium green linear leaves
Growth Habit: groundcover / rhizomatous
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.51282 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1950
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 6 - 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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