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Overwintering Cyperus papyrus “King Tut”

Cyperus Papyrus “King Tut” is only hardy to a bit below freezing and even that only for a short time. After first frost that did no damage to it, I decided to take a division and take it into protected place in the basement. If grown from seed, it doesn’t get large enough the first […]

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Cold weather ends the growing season sooner or later, this year it was rather soon. With no snow insulation, cold can induce more damage that with thick layer of snow insulation. This year, despite all the cold, we are yet to see the first snow. Borinda fungosa seedling was holding on very well down to […]

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Cyperus Papyrus

Basic information: Height: 4 to 5 m Hardiness: Can not handle freezing Characteristics: Cold sensitive, vigorous, loves boggy soil or even standing water, doesn’t like soil to dry out After unsuccessful purchase when I received Umbrella palm instead of Cyperus papyrus, I tried buying another pack of seeds from different seller. Seeds germinated with high […]

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