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Dichondra repens

Genus Species: Dichondra repens

Common / Product Name: Kidney weed


Available Sizes

Height x Width: Prostrate x 1 – 2m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Evergreen rhizomatous perennial

Flowering: no flowering

Flower Colour: Tiny Greenish colour

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best in sub tropical conditions, free of frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures over the summer months as long as the soil is kept moist.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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