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Microlaena stipoides

Weeping Grass


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


Cover seeds with 10mm potting mix + light gravel.



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