Thamnochortus Spicigerus (10 seeds)

Common Name
Large thatching reed, (Afrikaans: duineriet, olifantsriet, dekriet)
  • This robust species forms large tussocks, growing to a height of 1.5m.
  • The stems, because of their heaviness, are used for thatching.
  • This attractive species grows in acidic or alkaline soils and does well in hot, windy, coastal areas.
  • It is long lived and the clumps increase by means of their strong rhizomes.
  • It is a stunning accent plant and grows well with other fynbos species.
  • Flowering occurs from autumn to winter.
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