Black Spear Grass – Heteropogon contortus

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Heteropogon contortus is found across northern Australia in far north western Australia, Northern Territory, eastern Queensland and northern New South Wales. It is a typical species of tropical and sub-tropical grasslands and eucalypt woodland understory, in regions with a marked wet and dry season.

Black Spear grass is a perennial tussock grass that can grow to a height of 1.5m tall. It is a summer growing grass and will germinate when temperatures are between 25 and 30 degrees.

– Black Spear grass is a significant pasture grass in Northern Australia.
– Useful for revegetation of degraded pasture land or mine site rehabilitation.
– It is highly drought and heat tolerant.

Habitat
Black Spear grass is tolerant to a wide variety of soils but is found less commonly in heavy clay soils or soils with poor drainage. It occupies areas with a range of rainfall between 700 and 1200 mm per annum.

DUE TO QUARANTINE REGULATIONS THIS PRODUCT CANNOT CURRENTLY BE POSTED TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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