Saccharum Munja Grass, Munja - 0.5 kg Seeds

Saccharum munja was traditionally used in making ropes and baskets. It is one of the best nutritious and drought tolerant species of grasses. A valuable fiber can be extracted from upper leaf sheets of flowering culms.

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About Saccharum Munja Grass

Saccharum munja was traditionally used in making ropes and baskets. It is one of the best nutritious and drought tolerant species of grasses. A valuable fiber can be extracted from upper leaf sheets of flowering culms.

The stem is sweet, acrid, cooling, aphrodisiac and is useful in burning sensations, thirst, erysipelas, blood troubles, urinary complaints, eye diseases and tridosha. The plant stem, flowers and adjacent soil found to have nutrients such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, chlorides, bicarbonates, sulphates and phosphates which are responsible for its medicinal importance. The plant parts are used in number of Ayurvedic formulations which are used in the treatment of dysuria.

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name Calamagrostis, acutiflora Karl Foerster
Height 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released
  • Start with pruning shears for smaller growth
  • Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick
  • A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull
  • Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean

Saccharum Munja Grass care

  • Large rose canes can be cut back by as much as two thirds, and smaller ones to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground
  • When you transplant your plants, be sure to dig a much bigger hole than you think you need and add plenty of organic matter such as compost or aged manure
Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 10 C and above
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Saccharum Munja Grass special feature

Mass, group or specimen. Excellent vertical accent for borders and for narrow spaces in the landscape. Also effective in moist low spots or on pond/stream banks.

Saccharum Munja Grass uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Saccharum munja, known as munja is a grass found in arid areas and along river banks in India
  • it belongs to the family Gramineae
  • It grows up to 2 meters (7 feet) in height
  • Its white flowers are of ornamental value

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do saccharum munja grass grow?

On average saccharum munja grass grows 3.00 to 5.00 feet

How hard is saccharum munja grass to grow?

A saccharum munja grass is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a saccharum munja grass need?

A saccharum munja grass prefers Full Sun

How much water does a saccharum munja grass need?

A saccharum munja grass prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a saccharum munja grass need?

well-drained soil

What temperature does a saccharum munja grass like?

10 C and above

How should I fertilize my saccharum munja grass?

Apply any organic fertilizer



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