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Cyperus papyrus 'Egyptian paper rush'

Cyperus papyrus 'Egyptian paper rush'

plants and garden

Regular price £12.50 Sale

Has mop-like heads of spikelets on triangular stems. It is almost certain that Moses' cradle was made from this plant. It makes an excellent house plant which will be evergreen provided the temperature remains over 15C


Colour - Green
Flowers - August to October
Growth - Medium

Depth - 0cm to 10cm
Height - 100cm - 250cm

Position - Full sun
UK Native

Protect from frost. Place inside, keep moist with as much light as possible. Makes an excellent conservatory plant.

9cm marginal plants require potting into a mesh basket.

1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting. However, plants over 60cm height growth will benefit from repotting into a larger mesh basket or should be planted in gravel to prevent them from falling over.

3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting; there is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Please check our pots in Plant Care section for suitable Finofil baskets.

Please follow instructions that can be found on back side of the labels provided.

Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.

During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.

Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.

Please note that we only ship to the UK.