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Austrodanthonia geniculata

Kneed Wallaby-grass (now known as Rytidosperma geniculatum)

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates within 2-3 weeks (up to 8 weeks in winter).
Not necessary to thin.

Cool season grass - best sown in cooler months.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn-Early Spring
Optimum germination temperature 15-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late November - January

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed maintains viability for several years.

Grows from Cuttings
 

No