Xanthorrhoea arborea
GRASS TREE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Xanthorrhoeoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Xanthorrhoea arborea
GRASS TREE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Xanthorrhoeoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown & cream

Flowering Time: Any time of the year

Bark & Stems: black


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, dry style, coastal & bush designs

Uses: pot, large planter, accents

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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