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Thamnochortus erectus


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Thamnochortus erectus (100 seeds)

Family: Restionaceae

Common names: Proud Thatchreed, Wyfieriet

Used as thatching reed in South Africa.

Sowing instructions: Before sowing, the seed should be treated with smoke or soaked in a smoke-water solution. The seed should be sown during early autumn, when the nights are cool, between 10°C and 15°C, and the days are still warm, between 20°C and 30°C. After about three weeks the seed germinates and after another six to nine weeks can be pricked out.

Locality: Hermanus. Harvest: January 2024