Mitchell grass


Mitchell grass (Astrebla lappacea) Curly Mitchell grass


Perennial tufted summer growing native grass with rhizomes.

It is best suited to heavy grey cracking clay soils in North West NSW.

Seed is best sown very shallow (< 1 cm deep) at 1–2 kg/ha in early or late summer. Seed should be greater than 12 months old at sowing.

Note that seed is expensive and scarce (2004).

Seed available: Yanda   P (Native Seeds Pty Ltd)