Nowadays the plant is only used as decoration in houses. In their natural environment, the plant can grow quite large and overwhelm other plants. However, this will not run as smoothly in the living room or in the garden. It is a beautiful type of grass that is also easy to care for!
The Cyperus naturally comes from a tropical swamp. With this origin in mind, you should also take care of the plant. Keep the Cyperus Reed as wet as possible without the earth being completely submerged, hCyperus alternifolius is a grass species that originally comes from the tropical swamps of Africa. The plant is mainly known because the ancient Egyptians made paper from it thousands of years ago. It prefers not to stand with the stems completely in the water. The desired temperature for the Cyperus is important; the plant prefers a temperature above 15 degrees. If you have the Cyperus outside, for example on the bank of a pond, you should place it indoors during the winter. Furthermore, the Cyperus needs a lot of light, it also survives well in full sun. Finally, the plant is probably slightly toxic to humans, but not to cats. Just be aware that cats may be tempted to play with the plant, which can break the rather fragile stems.
The Cyperus Reed comes in a set of 2 plants. The plants have a height between 40 – 50 cm on delivery (measured including pot).