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Phormium tenax Apple Green

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Phormium tenax Apple Green

PhotenAG
New Zealand Flax,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 14cm
Available: 29
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.32 inc GST
B7
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.50 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.74 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Phormium tenax Apple Green New Zealand Flax,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Native to New Zealand, this tall, strappy bright-green plant reaching 1m tall and forming a clump 1m across, adds accent to any garden. Extremely hardy and suitable for coastal, low water and modern gardens but can be used virtually anywhere.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Extremely low maintenance. Preferably keep soil moist but will tolerate spells of dryness once established. Remove spent flower heads and dead leaves. Propagate by dividing clumps in Spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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