PANICUM virgatum

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PANICUM virgatum

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Select Item No. ZA290

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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
Origin: North America
Special Features: Bio-energy-plant. Not as erect as PANICUM virgatum 'Emerald Chief'.
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: brownish
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: light green
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 160 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Location:
Characteristics: beneficial plant / groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

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