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Native Grass Tree
Xanthorrhoea
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Item code:
165549

Grass Trees have a uniquely Australian look and grace many modern native gardens. These extremely slow growing, very long-lived plants, often with a single or multi-branched fire-blackened trunk, have stiff, narrow green leaves and tall (up to 4m), spear-like spikes of tiny cream flowers followed by tough, pointed, matte-black fruit capsules. Grass trees dislike any root disturbance, so ensure care is taken when transplanting to a sunny, well drained position.

Growth Width — 1.5m
Growth Height — 6m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Use a quality Native mix.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Remove damaged or yellowing leaves as they occur.