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Umbrella Palm
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Umbrella Palm (Cyperus alternifolius)
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Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Moderate
Color Form Green
Water Conditions 70-80° F, pH 6.5-7.5
Max. Size 6'
Origin Farm Raised
Family Cyperaceae
Lighting Natural
Placement Edge
Propagation Division & head cuttings, Seeds
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The Umbrella Palm, also known as Umbrella Plant and Umbrella Papyrus, is an excellent accent plant for ponds or patios. Umbrella Palms provide an exciting look to any location - home, office or pond.

Umbrella Palms have 24 to 72 inch high stems with thin blades arranged like an umbrella on the end. Plant them in nutrient rich soil in 2 to 5-gallon or larger containers. They prefer 1 to 6 inches water depth, and to be placed in sun to partial shade. Umbrella Palms may spread 12-48". Zones 9-11.

Approximate Purchase Size: 12" to 18"

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Customer Testimonials

Mike D Fairfield , CA
Keep small, you turn your back and they are 4 feet tall.
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