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Microlaena stipoides

Weeping Grass

stipoides

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

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Cover seeds with 10mm potting mix + light gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates in 2-5 weeks.
Not necessary to thin.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer-Autumn
Optimum germination temperature 15-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late November - Mid December

Storage and Ripening
 

Grows from Cuttings