Agropyron repens - Plant
Description for Agropyron repens
Couch grass has fascinating root and rhizoma,origin from africa, and widely spread allover the world.Triticum is a pervasive perennial grass growing up to 1.5m in height and found in Europe, Northern Asia, Australia and America.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Quackgrass, medusa s head, Quackgrass rye, Quackgrass grass||green||-||30 to 120 cm||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Creeping Quackgrass is a green to silver colored perennial grass that has blades, which are flat and pointed. The ligule is quite short and it has a broad and continous collar. The auricles are claw like, slender and clasp near the stem. It has non-compresses sheaths and you will see that the upper sheath is smoth while the lower sheath contains short hairs.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||organic soils||medium||56f||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Agropyron repens
- Its not easy to control Quackgrass using cultural weed control methods. If you try to hand pull or dig out Quackgrass, it wonâ€™t be effective since the rhizomes in the root system are very well-developed and aggressive. You must use post-emergent weed control that is applied professionally in order to get rid of it.
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Typical uses of Agropyron repens
Special features: Couch-grass is diuretic and slightly aperient. It is an excellent agent in cases of excessive irritability of the bladder from any cause, lessening the frequency and pain of urination.
Culinary use: Grass
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Couch-grass is diuretic and slightly aperient. It is an excellent agent in cases of excessive irritability of the bladder from any cause, lessening the frequency and pain of urination.
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