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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

Silver Falls Dichondra

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dichondra argentea

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 48" (46 - 122cm)

Height: 2 - 3" (5 - 8cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Drought and heat-tolerant, vigorous, silver-stemmed foliage plant with true cascading habit for baskets and mixed containers. Performs as a low-growing groundcover, but needs well-drained soil for best performance. Covered with very small, rounded silver leaves. Branches without pinching. Spreads up to 6 ft. (1.8 m) in areas with a longer growing season.Touchable foliage adds texture wherever it is used.
 

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • True cascading habit is excellent for mixed containers or hanging baskets. 
  • Performs as a low-growing groundcover, but requires well-drained soils. 
  • Also well-suited to indoor plant programs.
  • Very heat and drought tolerant. 
  • No pinching needed.

Height: 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm in the ground
Spread/Length: 3 to 4 ft./91 cm to 1.2 m; up to 6 ft./1.8 m in areas with a longer growing season