Pennisetum is a genus of the Poaceae family and is native tropical areas of the world. Pennisetum is generally regared as an ornimental grass and is commercially produced for that purpose.
Pennisetum is also produced specifically for the wholesale cut flower markets and can add a nice touch to floral arrangements and wedding flowers. Pennisetum can also be used to great effect by dying it different colours before arranging.
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To get the best from your wholesale cut pennisetum please read the care instructions below carefully:
- Cut the stems at a 45 degree angle with a sharp knife.
- Fill sterilised buckets with luke warm water and add flower food.
- Place the pennisetum in the buckets.
- Leave over night to condition before using.
Never leave cut flowers in direct sun light, near a radiator, in a draft or near fruit. (The gas used to ripen fruit will harm most flowers). Keep the pennisetum in a cool place and always keep out of the way of children.