STIPA extremiorientalis

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STIPA extremiorientalis

Feather Grass
(ACHNATHERUM pekinense)
Select Item No. ZA398

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Ostsibirien, Nordchina, Japan, Sachalin: open forest, among shrubs, roadsides.
Special Features: STIPA extremiorientalis with drooping loose blossom panicles, yellowish green or purplish spikelets. Culms erect.
Historical: often confused with ACHNATHERUM sibiricum
 
Basic Colour: (green)
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: leaf blades linear or broadly linear
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 4.16667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
240
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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