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Chloris truncata

Windmill Grass

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


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.



Germinates in 1-5 weeks.
Ideal germination temperature 20-25°C but tolerates higher temperatures if watered adequately.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Ideal germination temperature 20-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

January - March

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings