JUNCUS ensifolius

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JUNCUS ensifolius

Dwarf Rush
[Starhead, Flying Hedgehogs]
Select Item No. ZA230


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Juncaceae
Origin: North America, Japan and Russia
Special Features: Low-growing habit with intriguing dark, thimble-like inflorescences. Rugged plant for wet soils.
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: dark brown
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z10
Foliage: flattened leaf blades
Growth Habit: erect / rhizomatous
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / moist / boggy / along streamsides
Usage: water or marshplant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.01408 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 25 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
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")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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