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Juncus pallidus

Genus Species: Juncus pallidus

Common / Product Name: Pale Rush

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.5 – 2.3m x 0.3 – 1m

Pruning: None

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.

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