Melinis nerviglumis growing herbaceous of the genus Melinis also known as Mountain red top, Melinis nerviglumis perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant and as groundcover, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial and 5-8 as annual.
Leaves color green in needle shape.
Melinis nerviglumis flower
Flower color pink to white, flowers structure like feather or tail of horse and grow stem in raceme inflorescence.
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Requirements for Melinis nerviglumis growing and care:
Light and well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring to summer, an as perennial spring to autumn, in the tropic all year
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Dead leaves and controlling the plants
Size of the plant:
30-60cm, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade (better not)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Pink to white flowers, structure like feather or tail of horse and grow stem in raceme inflorescence