Phormium tenax

Species: Phormium tenax J.R. & G. Forst.
Family: Agavaceae
Herbaceous perennial plantsNatural shapes Full sun
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: New Zealand.

Botanical characteristics: It is a tufty perennial evergreen shrub, forming tufts composed of long, linear, green leaves that are stiff and leathery, 1-2 meters long. In summer it bears long erect panicles with bronze-red flowers, followed by black capsules.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It adapts to any type of soil, including the dry and sandy ones. It is resistant to the marine climate.

Use: It is ideal as seaside gardens ornament. It is used singly, in groups, in flowerbeds or borders. It is suitable for pots and planters in terraces near buildings and gardens in winter.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Zolla 60-80 cm Ø 20-25 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm Ø 25-30 cm
Zolla 100-125 cm Ø 25-30 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm Ø 30-40 cm