Growth Habit of Papyrus Plants
How much room is needed for a papyrus and can the roots break down block walls or swimming pool walls?
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These plants typically do not have very invasive root systems and are normally considered annuals in most areas anyway. I would, however, give them at least a couple feet of spacing away from walls or other structures. For more info on growing these plants, this article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/papyrus/papyrus-plants.htm