Pennisetum caffrum

Pennisetum setaceum growing herbaceous of the genus Pennisetum also known as Fountain grass, Pennisetum setaceum perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate.

Leaves color green, in linear shape the size can be 50-90 cm. 

Pennisetum setaceum flower

Flower color yellow or red, the flowers like hair and grow stem in raceme inflorescence.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Pennisetum setaceum growing and care:

More than -5c, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No but easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Recommended planting season?
All year, in cold climate spring-summer

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

What is the size of a Pennisetum setaceum tree / shrub / plant?
0.7-1.2

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
 
Blooming: 

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow or red, the flowers like hair and grow stem in raceme inflorescence.

Blooming Season :