Umbrella Papyrus
Cyperus alternifolius
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Keep the soil constantly wet.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Umbrella Sedge, Umbrella Palm
Family Cyperaceae
Other scientific names Cyperus flabelliformis, Cyperus racemosus, Cyperus papyrus, Cyperus involucratus

Characteristics

Growth form grass
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • brown
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green