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Poa fawcettiae

Horny Snow-grass

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

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Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.



Germinates in 2-4 weeks.
Not necessary to thin.
Optimal temperature 15-25°C but will germinate at other temperatures as long as well watered.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

All year
Optimum germination temperature 15-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

Storage and Ripening

May have an after-ripening period of 2-3 months.
Seed retains viability for at least several years stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings