PENNISETUM thunbergii

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PENNISETUM thunbergii

Red Bunny Tails
[Red Buttons]
(massaicum)
Select Item No. ZA303

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for 50-100 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Southafrica to Eastafrica
Special Features: Bright reddish spikes with white tips. Clumpy habit, fading to straw-coloured towards winter.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: bright reddish with white tips
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: leaf-blades linear, long, flat or convolute, tapering to a filiform tip, green
Growth Habit: clumping / dense
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.71429 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1400
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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.

(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") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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