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Bolboschoenus medianus

Marsh Club-rush (previously known as Scirpus medianus)

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.


Capillary watering


Light required for germination. If seed not fresh, soaking seeds in lukewarm water for 12 hours or stratification for several months may increase germination rate.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late December - January

Storage and Ripening

Best sown fresh. Older seed may require pretreatment.

Grows from Cuttings