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Xanthorrhoea preisii

Blackboy

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  • Xanthorrhoea preisii | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Xanthorrhoea preisii | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Growth HabitUpright rosette
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Xanthorrhoea preisii (Blackboy). This species is an evergreen perennial with thick dark fibrous woody stems and narrowly linear long leaves. The flowers are borne in white spikes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Tree

Origin

Australia

Interest and use

Grown mainly as foliage plants.

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  • Xanthorrhoea preisii | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Xanthorrhoea preisii | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These are moderately frost hardy, the will need an open, sunny spot with well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in autumn or spring.

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