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Umbrella palm leaf cutting planted upside down

Cyperus involucratus, Cyperus alternifolius

umbrella palm

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Start from seed, moist medium, 70-75F/21-24Cyperus Plant in very moist soil, with roots ideally a few inches above water level. May be kept as houseplant, overwinter indoors in cool climates, good indirect light. Divide in spring. May also propagate from leaf bracts, cut off the tips of stems, and placed upside down onto warm moist medium. Alternatively, bend the leaf bracts onto moist soil, and pin down: a new plant will eventually begin to grow. Zone 9-10

Umbrella palm, Cyperus alternifolius, from leaf cutting

Cyperus papyrus (papyrus)

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