The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Molineria

Family: Hypoxidaceae.

Curculigo recurvata Dryand (Molineria capitulata) Common name(s): Palm Grass, Molineria, Curculigo
Molineria Syn. Curculigo

Genus of about 10 species of evergreen, rhizomatous perennials native to Asia, Australia. It grows to about 1 metre in height and has long, broad, yellowy-green, closely pleated leaves on long stalks.

Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Average warmth in summer but frost-free in winter. Brightly lit spot. Keep well away from direct sunlight. Grow in soil-based potting mix. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings. Misting is not necessary. Divide rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets).

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