Pennisetum setaceum, African Fountain Grass or Tender Fountain Grass

Max Height: 1m
Spread: 45cm
Origin: Tropicla Africa, S.W. Asia, Arabian Peninsula
Family: Gramineae/ Poaceae
Common Name: African Fountain Grass, Tender Fountain Grass, Fountain Grass
Flower Colour: White
Drought Tolerance: High
Salinity Tolerance: Medium
Sun Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: High
Water Requirement: Low
PH Level: Basic
Pest Tolerance: High
Disease Tolerance: High
Growth Rate: Fast
Fragrance: No
Note: Size may vary from picture as stock has different stages of growth.

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Pennisetum setaceum

Pennisetum setaceum, African Fountain Grass or Tender Fountain Grass is known as African Fountain grass or Tender Fountain Grass. Native to East Africa. Commonly used in commercial projects in Dubai and UAE. It is drought tolerant and fast growing grass.

Mound-forming, densely tufted, deciduous perennial grass, often grown as an annual, with upright, narrowly linear, flat or rolled, rough-textured, mid-green leaves, to 30cm long. From mid-summer to early autumn, bears pink to purplish pink spikelets in plumed, long-bristled, upright to nodding, narrow panicles, to 30cm long.


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