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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.
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CHIONOCHLOA rubra

Commonly known as Red tussock grass

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

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021

 

  • Height - to 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Ornamental grasses - Clumping grass. Slender, but stiff, inrolled leaves. Attractive display of flower spikes on mature plants after a few years.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - excellent for dried flower arrangements if cut before fully mature. Cut out old, flowered stems in early winter.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - protect crowns from excessive winter wet.
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Chionochloa rubra - Growing Guide
to 2m (6½ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (3ft)
 

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