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Scientific Name: Cyperus papyrus L.
Family: Cyperaceae
Papyrus (Cyperus  papyrus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,23-28
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Does better with some protection in Phoenix on coldest nights

Sun Exposure: Any exposure

Origin: Africa

Growth Habits: Evergreen sedge, reaches up to 10 feet (3 m).

Watering Needs: Grows in a shallow pool in water, or in a moist soil.

Propagation: Cuttings, clump division

Cultural Practices:
Grow well in moist or even with root submerged in water. For optimal shape, the dead or broken stems should be removed, and every couple of years, the overgrown center should be dug out, saving the outside divisions.

Blooming Habits:
Greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

C. alternifolia leaf cutting pictorial

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