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Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.
Commonly known as Spear grass
Genus of about 150 species of bristly, tufted, evergreen or deciduous perennial grasses from open woodland and stony slopes in temperate and warm-temperate areas worldwide.
Provide crops for forage as well as having many ornamental forms. Esparto grass (S. tenacissima) is used for craftwork (espadrilles) and papermaking.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for narrow panicles of flat spikelets, often with long, feathery or bristly awns from early summer to autumn. May be dried and dyed for flower arrangements.
Pests & Diseases - trouble free
Place of origin - temperate and warm-temperate areas worldwide
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil -