Xanthorrhoea johnsonii which has the common name Grass Tree is part of the Xanthorrhoeaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Xanthorrhoea johnsonii then look no further. Grass Tree are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Xanthorrhoea johnsonii in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Xanthorrhoea johnsonii grow?
Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grass Tree can grow to a height between 0.2 ~ 5 metres and grow to a width of 1 ~ 2 metre. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Grass Tree in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Xanthorrhoea johnsonii have?
Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grass Tree have wonderful flowers which can be cream, black. Grass Tree will flower during spring, autumn, winter.
Where should you plant Xanthorrhoea johnsonii?
Grass Tree thrive in a sunny, light shade, half shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, container growing, coastal garden, drought resistant. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, mediterranean.
Grass Tree can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral. Grass Tree likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be dry, well-drained.”
Are Xanthorrhoea johnsonii perennial?
Yes, Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grass Tree are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Xanthorrhoea johnsonii frost tolerant?
Yes, Xanthorrhoea johnsonii tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Xanthorrhoea johnsonii
The best way to propagate Xanthorrhoea johnsonii is by seed.
What are Xanthorrhoea johnsonii used for?
Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grass Tree can be used as a feature plant, wow factor. Other special uses for Xanthorrhoea johnsonii Grass Tree include being used decorative fruit. Grass Tree are great at attracting wildlife such as lizards, insects, honey-eating birds, bees, ants, and butterflies.
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