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Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

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Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

The Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks' is a beautiful plant with bright red leaves. This plant looks similar to grass, though a bit former and bright red in color. On the balcony or terrace the Pennisetum setaceum, also known as Fountain Grass, does fantastically well. It is an easy grass type, as long as it gets sufficient light and water.

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Pennisetum Setaceum Fireworks Grass
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Pennisetum Setaceum Fireworks Grass Pennisetum Setaceum Fireworks Grass
Plant type
foliage plant
Place
indoor
Place
container plant
Adult width:
40 cm
Light
full light
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
special

Product info

Fountain Grass or Pennisetum setaceum, is an extraordinary sight to behold with its red leaves. It does very well on the terrace or balcony in a big pot or planter. At the end of its bloom the plant makes big red plumes which can also be dried. Pennisetu setaceum is an easy grass type to maintain, but offers variety with its red color. Pennisetum setaceum occurs naturally in tropical to moderate climates, but doesn't have its red leaf color there. There are many variants of Pennisetum setaceum, including the red 'fireworks' variant. This Araflora plant can grow up to 40-60 cm high. The symbols below will give you some indications for this plant.

Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
100 cm
100 cm
Adult width:
40 cm
40 cm
Flower period:
All year
all year
Temperature winter:
5 °C
5 °C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Foliage plant
foliage plant
Growth habit:
Climbing
climbing
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Special
special
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South America
South America
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Pennisetum setaceum likes being in the full sun or partial shade. Despite its name Fountain Grass must be watered regularly. This plant is very tolerant to different temperatures, but isn't hardy. When it freezes, Pennisetum setaceum must be covered well or kept inside. As a potting soil this grass like humus-rich and porous soil. Araflora offers a large variety of soils, including ones for Pennisetum types. The plantcare symbols below will give you additional information about the care for Pennisetum setaceum.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Place:
Container plant
container plant
Light:
Full light
full light
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
5 °C
5 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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