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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Genus of 23 species of evergreen, coarse, erect, tufted perennial grasses related to pampas grass.

They are found mostly in alpine and subalpine grassland in New Zealand.

  • Evergreen
  • Ornamental grasses
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - related to pampas grass ( Cortaderia). Grown for elegant shape, colourful foliage and attractive plumes. Excellent for dried flower arrangements if cut before fully mature.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - protect crowns from excessive winter wet.

Buy Varieties of CHIONOCHLOA



Commonly known as: Red tussock grass.
Tufted perennial grass with red-brown tinted leaves
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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