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Cyperus Papyrus Plants For Sale

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Papyrus Plants - Best Cyperus In New Zealand!

Adding grass plants such as Cyperus papyrus to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Sedge, Umbrella-Sedge, and King Tut grass plants, and the right one for your space. Many of these amazing Cyperus have been grown from eco-sourced seed and then multiplied in our nursery. They are thriving and ready for their new home. We stock only the highest quality plants, with each plant packed and transported with extreme care to ensure it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Cyperus papyrus, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Cyperus Papyrus Questions

1. What is the difference between papyrus and Cyperus?

Papyrus and Cyperus are two closely related genera of plants in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. They are both native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world.



Some of the most common Cyperus plants include:

2. Does Cyperus like shade or sun?

Cyperus plants can tolerate a variety of light conditions, including full sun, partial shade, and even low light. However, they prefer to grow in bright, indirect light or full sun.

3. Is Cyperus papyrus invasive?

Cyperus papyrus is considered an invasive species in many parts of the world. It is native to Africa and the Middle East, but it has been introduced to many other parts of the world, including the United States, Australia, and Europe. Cyperus papyrus is a fast-growing plant, and can quickly form dense stands in wetlands and other aquatic habitats. This can crowd out native plants and reduce biodiversity.

4. Does Cyperus come back every year?

Whether or not Cyperus comes back every year depends on the species and the climate. In warm climates, many species of Cyperus are evergreen perennials, meaning they will keep their leaves all year round and will continue to grow each year. However, in colder climates, most Cyperus plants will die back during winter and will regrow in spring.

5. Where can you find papyrus plant?

You can usually find Cyperus papyrus plants on this website. Use this link to find amazing plants!

6. Is Cyperus papyrus poisonous?

The information on the toxicity of Cyperus papyrus (papyrus) is not definitive and can vary depending on the source. BBC Gardeners World Magazine: States that Cyperus papyrus has "no toxic effects reported." Another publication mentions that it is "slightly toxic" to pets based on some reports, but also says many pet owners have no issues with their animals nibbling on the leaves. Animal Poison Control Centre lists Cyperus papyrus as a "potentially toxic plant" with its symptoms listed as gastrointestinal upset (vomiting, diarrhoea).

7. Why is papyrus a very special plant?

Papyrus certainly is a special plant, earning its place in history and admiration for several reasons:

Gift of the Nile:

Symbolism and culture:

Ecological importance:

Enduring legacy:

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