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Schoenoplectus pungens

Genus Species: Schoenoplectus pungens

Common / Product Name: Sharp Leaf Rush


Available Sizes

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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