Australian Grass Tree

Australian Grass Tree


Australian Grass Tree
Botanic Name : Xanthorrhoea preissii

Also known as: PALGA or BALGA

(PLEASE NOTE : Smoke is recommended for the best germination results of this wildflower species.  We recommend the use of our Seed Starter Granules when planting these seeds)


A distinctive Australian evergreen plant with its striking, unusual trunk and shock of thin grass-like leaves 1.5m – 2m  (5′ – 7′) in length sprouting from the top.

In late Winter or early Spring it produces a flower spike up to 3m (10′) long from the head of the plant from which it disperses its seeds on the wind in late Summer. The minute white flowers are clustered thickly along the whole of the flower spike.

The Grass Tree will gradually grow to a form its characteristic trunk. The trunk becomes blackened in nature due to naturally occurring bushfires which also  stimulate flowering to occur in the following Winter / Spring. However, these plants will just as often flower without the effects of a fire.

Australian Grass Tree Cultivation Notes

Contents: Approx. 35 seeds.
Open onto a sheet of paper.
Avoid windy conditions when opening the packet.

Wildflower Seed Starter granules are recommended to boost germination.

Always protect seeds and seedlings from predators such as snails, slugs etc.



WHO – Are we 

WHY – Wildflower Seed Starter Granules 

WHERE – Do we ship to  

Wildflora Factory Pty Ltd 

 PH : 0439 965 899

Warehouse & Distribution Centre 

Located in Western Australia

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