Cyperus papyrus

This easy to grow aquatic is known by everybody as the Egyptian papyrus. It does better when partly submerged and it grows anywhere from the Mediterranean to the tropics.

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This easy to grow aquatic is known by everybody as the Egyptian papyrus. It does better when partly submerged and it grows anywhere from the Mediterranean to the tropics. It is extremely adaptable and this same species can attain up to 9 m in heigh in some high-elevation lakes in equatorial Africa, but it can also stay small, in apot in your patio, with a tuft of leaves just 1 m tall tall.

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By Liné1 - Picture taken with my IXUS 800 IS, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3062694
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Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 150cm-200cm
Light Medium
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
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