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Elymus scaber

Genus Species: Elymus scaber    

Common / Product Name: Common Wheat Grass

Habit:   GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.4m x 0.2m

Pruning:   None

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Cool season perennial grass

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Green to Straw colour

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. This grass will become dormant over dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -7°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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