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Spinifex sericeus

Hairy Spinifex, Beach Spinifex

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

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


Sow with tail up at depth of 2-3 cm.



Germination usually occurs within 2-6 weeks.
Light inhibits germination. Germination may be erratic.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimum germination temperature 15-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late November - Early May

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings