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Giant Sacaton Dropseed
Select Item No. ZA384


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: Poaceae
Distinction: Plant Select, contact Plant Select for legal use of ® names.
Special Features: Graceful spikes, attractive durable solitary grass.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Growth Habit: erect / tall
Height with Flowers: 180 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Characteristics: solitary plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.25 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):
1 Gram
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.

(20) To obtain best germination results, seeds need temperatures of +22°C [72°F] or more. Moderate, but constant humidity is very important. Gunnera, however, prefers very moist (not wet) and warm (+24 to +30°C) [75 to 86°F] conditions.

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