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Rytidosperma caespitosum syn.Austrodanthonia syn.(Danthonia) caespitosa

Genus Species: Rytidosperma caespitosum syn.Austrodanthonia syn.(Danthonia) caespitosa

Common / Product Name: Common Wallaby Grass

Habit: GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.4m x 0.40 – 0.14m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Moist Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering: starts: Late Spring

Flower Colour: Pale Lemma

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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