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Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Grass tree

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Features

  • Growth HabitUpright arching
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata (Grass tree). This genus consists of a small evergreen, which is grass-like with a thick, palm-like trunk, which produces arching, grass-like leaves, about 1m long. The flowers are long, spear-like and are borne in spikes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Tree

Origin

Australia

Interest and use

Grown mainly as foliage plants.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained

Cultivation

It is frost tender, min 10C, and will grow in full sun with well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds basal offsets in autumn or spring.

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