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Succeeds in any wet or moisture-retentive soil in full sun or partial shade.
Seed - best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe in a pot standing in 2cm of water. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring.
Widely distributed in the warmer and damper parts of both hemispheres, including Britain.
Reed swamps and fens, often forming dense pure stands, usually on neutral or alkaline soils.
The young shoots may be edible.
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