Cogongrass Imperata cylindrica - Imperata arundinacea, Saccharum sisca, Imperata koenigii, Saccharum koenigii

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Imperata cylindrica







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  • Imperata cylindrica

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Physical Characteristics : PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in). It is hardy to zone 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Aug to September, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.
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Imperata cylindrica , also known as cogongrass or kunai grass , is a species of grass in the genus Imperata . It is placed in the subfamily Panicoideae , supertribe Andropogonodae, tribe Andropogoneae.
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