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Schoenoplectus pungens

Genus Species: Schoenoplectus pungens    

Common / Product Name: Sharp Leaf Rush

Habit:   WETLAND SPECIES (WS) and TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 1m x 0.8m

Pruning:   None

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   High / Wetlands

Coastal Tolerance:   High

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Autumn

Flower Colour:   Brown spikelet’s

Irrigation:   Wetland species that dies back in winter and reshoots new growth in spring.

Lower Temperatures:   Plant becomes dormant in low temperatures.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid to High 40’s°C, planted around waters edge.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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