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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

Emerald Falls Dichondra

  • Emerald Falls Dichondra - Bloom
  • Emerald Falls Dichondra - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Emerald Falls Dichondra - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Emerald Falls Dichondra - Container
  • Emerald Falls Dichondra - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dichondra repens

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 2 - 4" (5 - 10cm)

Width: 36" (91cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Rounded green leaves, heat tolerance and a dense, vigorous, cascading habit make this an excellent choice for mixed containers and baskets. Also performs well as a low-growing groundcover, and as an indoor lifestyle plant. Creates a dense, tight and short plant without pinching or PGRs. Easy to grow – branches heavily early to completely cover the pot before branches can tangle. Height is 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) in the ground. Touchable foliage adds texture where ever it is used.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • Denser, tighter and shorter than Silver Falls, without pinching or PGRs. 
  • Medium green leaves are more rounded and held closer to the stem. 
  • Good for hanging baskets. 
  • Also performs well as a heat-tolerant, low-growing groundcover.
Height: 2 to 4 in./5 to 10 cm in the ground
Spread/Length: 36 in./91 cm