PANICUM amarum

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PANICUM amarum

Coastal Switchgrass, Bitter Beachgras
Select Item No. ZA295


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: Eastern North-America, Cuba, Bahamas: coastal regions, sand dunes.
Special Features: Bio-energy-plant. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Erosion control. Salt tolerant.
Basic Colour: (green)
Flower Colour: greenish-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: August - October
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: wide, blue-grey
Height with Flowers: 140 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average / poor, lean / undemanding
Characteristics: solitary plant / beneficial plant / groundcover
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.95238 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
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.

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