Cenchrus ciliaris
BUFFEL GRASS, AFRICAN FOXTAIL GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, North Africa, Tropical Africa, Southern Africa, SW Asia-Middle East, India-Subcontinent

Other Botanical Names: Cenchrus glaucus, Pennisetum cenchroides Pennisetum ciliare

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Cenchrus ciliaris
BUFFEL GRASS, AFRICAN FOXTAIL GRASS
Poaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown

Flowering Time: Any time of the year


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style designs

Uses: mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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