STIPA gigantea

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STIPA gigantea

Giant Feather Grass, Giant-Oat
Select Item No. ZA400

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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: Spain, Portugal, Marocco: rocky slopes, scree, on hills and mountains.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: STIPA gigantea, largest feather grass and one of the elegant and stately ornamentels. The spikelets are golden on upright stems. Superb cut flower or dried arrangement.
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: narrow leaves, basal, green, evergreen in mild climate
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 180 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit / solitary plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 13.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
75
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
30 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats
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.

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