Genus Species: Poa poiformis
Common / Product Name: Coastal Poa
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 1m x 1m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Perennial tussock grass
Flowering: starts: Early Summer
Flower Colour: Pale Green to Straw spikelet’s
Irrigation: Suitable for frontline coastal positions
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods. Suited to coastal areas where frost are not heavy.
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.