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Dichelachne crinita

Genus Species: Dichelachne crinita    

Common / Product Name: Plume Grass

Habit:   GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.6 – 0.6m x 0.30 – 0.30m

Pruning:   Remove spent seed heads annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial

Flowering:  no flowering

Flower Colour:

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -8°C once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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