Australian Grass Tree WILDFLOWER
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Botanical Name: Xanthorrhoea preissii
A classic Australian native found in many parts of the country. Forming large, black trunks over many years the plants are extremely hardy and tolerate drought, fire, cold and heat. The plants are best left undisturbed once established but can be successfully raised for container gardens provided good drainage and low-nutrient potting mix is used.
We recommend the use of Wildflower Seed Starter Granules for improved germination rates and speed. These granules provide chemicals normally found in bushfire smoke that stimulate native seed germination.
We hope you enjoy these Wildflower seeds, just another great example of seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!
Plant Height: 1-1.5m
How To Grow
Sow in warm areas anytime. In frost prone areas when danger of frost is over. Fill 10cm (4in) pots with moist sandy soil, wet thoroughly and compress. Sow 2 or 3 seeds flat on the soil in each pot, cover lightly with soil. Water gently and cover pots with clear polythene – remove when seeds start to germinate. Keep moist. Place in warm shady position to germinate fully. Plant out when about 10cm (4in) high. Water in well. Water weekly in dry weather for quicker growth. Plants respond to small amounts of low phosphate slow release fertilizer.
When To Plant
All year round except in hottest or coldest weather.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.