Cyperus alternifolius Umbrella palm

Description

So called because of the shape of its umbels of grassy spikelets. It makes a popular house plant and is excellent for those who overwater their house plants, as you can’t with this one.

Repotting or planting

9cm marginal plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting, place in the pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

Protect from frost. Place inside, keep moist with as much light as possible. Makes an excellent conservatory plant.

Colour

Brown

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

July- Aug

Sun/shade

Full sun

Season

Summer, Autumn

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

100-200

Depth Min-Max

0-5

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