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Rytidosperma pallidum syn. Joycea pallida (syn. Chinochio pallida)

Genus Species: Rytidosperma pallidum syn. Joycea pallida (syn. Chinochio pallida)

Common / Product Name: Redanther or Silvertop Wallaby Grass

Habit: GRASSES (G) and TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.3m x 0.50 – 1.00m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering: starts: Mid Spring / ends: Mid Summer

Flower Colour: Pale Yellow to pale Brown sheaths

Irrigation: Once established low water, will dry back in dry periods and new growth responds after rain.

Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -8°C 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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