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The hardest part of growing this plant is to have proper seed germination. Germination will be improved if seeds are chilled at 50F for five days before sowing. Seed is generally available as raw or cleaned, the latter is better.
Store upright to prevent stem bending.
The name is a diminutive of Molucca. The specific epithet name laevis means smooth, possibly in reference to the flowers.
Family members are easily recognized by their square stems. Many family members are important for volatile oils used in the perfume industry.
These long green spikes give a good vertical foil to the rest of a colorful fresh arrangement and can also be used in dried bouquets.