Interesting Facts about Xanthorrhoea Plants

Between 1995 - 1998 official exportation of X. johnsonii harvested from the wild included:

8,879,958 leaves

5280 flower spikes

780 whole plants

During the same time of 1995 - 1998 exportation of other Xanthorrhoea species harvested from the wild included:

10,059,795 leaves - together with the 8,879,958 X. johnsonii leaves it makes up around 49 tonnes of leaves.

3080 flower spikes

300 whole plants

Grasstree foliage is used in the flower industry as a filler in flower decorations.

After fire leaf production in X. johnsonii increases for about 240 days or 8 months with around 2 leaves produced every day.

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