We don’t have to tell you that here in Australia, hot relentless summers and periodic droughts have been commonplace. These harsh conditions are not new to our native grasses. They have managed with them for many, many generations and will continue to do so in some of the hottest parts of the year. This lawn mix brings together some of our most drought tolerant native grasses for one of our most water use efficient lawn mixes yet.
GRASSES IN THE MIX
- It survives well in harsh dryland conditions where less hardy grasses usually fail.
- Redgrass grows on a variety of soil types but is best on heavy clay.
- It prefers slightly acid to neutral pH soils, but can tolerate moderate alkalinity.
- It will germinate only under warm conditions, that is with air temperatures consistently above 250C
- The Oxley Wallaby grows to roughly 15cm in height.
- Wallaby is one of the most resilient native grasses.
- It is highly drought tolerant, highly heat tolerant, highly frost tolerant
- Wallaby can grow on most soil types from sandy soils with varying levels of clay.
- Wallaby grass is also tolerant to soils that are alkaline, as well as strongly acidic
- This grass prefers warmer, drier sites. It is adapted to a broad range of climates and soil types.
- This grass is highly drought tolerant & heat tolerant, with a moderate frost tolerance.