Poa labillardieri ‘ESKDALE‘
- Proven as best mass landscape Poa for 15 years
- Best for low cost, fast establishing mass plantings
- Much less straw in summer and winter
Description: More drought tolerant, ‘Eskdale’ is longer lived with fine blue leaves. It is the largest Poa which makes it great at outcompeting weeds and it looks better for longer than the common form.
Size: 60cm high x 50cm wide.
Planting Density: 4-10 plants per m², 2-4 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Mass plantings, gardens, rockeries and slopes.
Position: Full sun to part shade. ‘Eskdale’ suits a wide variety of soils. Tolerates frost and drought.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Use slow release fertiliser in spring and/or autumn. Trim back annually to 15cm above the ground in autumn or late winter.
Where it works: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA & QLD (only for non humid regions like Toowoomba with some shade)
Top ‘Eskdale’ Wholesale Growers
Some of the top wholesale growers listed below do also sell retail, those marked as Trade Only will not, all others will sell direct to the general public.
|DURAL||02 9651 0900|
|Andreasens Green Wholesale Nursery
|KEMPS CREEK||02 9826 1911|
|KENTHURST||02 9654 1410|
|SILVERDALE||02 4774 2811|
|Bluedale Wholesale Nursery
|WAUCHOPE||02 6586 0100|
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.