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Imperata cylindrica (50 grams)


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Imperata cylindrica (Poaceae)(price per 50 grams) It is a perennial rhizomatous grass native to east and southeast Asia, India, Australia, and eastern and southern Africa. It grows from 0.6 -3 m tall. The leaves are about 2 cm wide near the base of the plant and narrow to a sharp point at the top; the margins are finely toothed and are embedded with sharp silica crystals. The main vein is a lighter color than the rest of the leaf and tends to be nearer to one side of the leaf. Sowing: Sow seeds in summer. Sowing density – 2g/m². Locality: Ficksburg. Harvest: July 2023