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Phleum pratense

Timothy

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Features

  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourGreen purple, browns
  • Leaf ColourGreens, browns

Description

Phleum pratense (Timothy). This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 15C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 22C.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Grass

Other common names

Cat's tail, Meadow cat's tail

Origin

Cultivated forage crop

Interest and use

Meadow, fodder

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Low salinity
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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