Setaria palmifolia
PALM GRASS, AFRICAN PIGEON GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 7-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
1.8m

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Origins: India-Subcontinent, Himalayas, China-Korea-Taiwan, Japan, Tropical Asia

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Setaria palmifolia
PALM GRASS, AFRICAN PIGEON GRASS
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 7-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
1.8m

FEATURES

Flowers: green

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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