Genus Species: Poa morrisii
Common / Product Name: Velvet Tussock Grass
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.3m x 0.3 – 0.5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Moist / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Perennial tussock grass
Flowering: starts: Early Summer
Flower Colour: Pale Green to Straw spikelet’s
Irrigation: Yes water during dry periods
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -10°C under snow.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to 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.