CAREX comans bronze form

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CAREX comans bronze form

New Zealand Hair Sedge
[Bronco, Bronze Curls, Zora]
Select Item No. ZA081

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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: Cyperaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Special Features: A wonderful, finely textured grass which combines easily with other colors in the garden. Spikelets mostly obscured by bronze foliage. Full sun in cool summer climates to semi-shade elsewhere.
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: pale brown
Flower: inconspicuous
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: very thin, bronze
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / clumping / compact
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / moist / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.60606 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1650
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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