Seed - raw or cooked. It can be ground into a flour
. The seed is small but it falls easily from the husk
There are no material uses listed for Sporobolus caroli.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Sporobolus caroli.
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in the summer if they have grown sufficiently. Otherwise, grow them on in a greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in late spring of the following year.
Division in spring. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in any well drained soil in a sunny position
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Sporobolus caroli. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Sporobolus caroli.
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