Genus Species: Elymus scaber
Common / Product Name: Common Wheat Grass
Habit: GRASSES (G)
Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.4m x 0.2m
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.