Genus Species: Juncus pallidus
Common / Product Name: Pale Rush
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 2.3m x 0.3 – 1m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Summer / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Pale Yellow to pale Brown sheaths
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance. Can withstand temperatures as low as -8°C once established for short periods.
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.