Seasons of Growth
All year round
Key Distinguishing Feature
Mullumbimby couch produces underground runners and has pale green coloured seed-heads.
A grass-like plant with long underground runners and upright flowering stems up to 40cm tall. Its upright stems are three-angled in cross-section. Its bright green leaves (1-3mm wide) are hairless and sheath the stem at the base.
Its pale green seed-heads (6-7mm long) have three or four green leafy bracts at the base and contain numerous small flower spikelets. Its 'seeds' are yellow to reddish-brown in colour.
Key Products for Control:
Halo-Force - 1.3g/100sqm, *As per the label instructions, Halo-Force Herbicide, must be applied with a non-ionic surfactant to ensure uptake.
Surfactant Wetter 600 – 20mL/100sqm in 10L of water.
*Disclaimer: Pre-Emergent Herbicides, are not effective in controlling the germination of Mullumbimby Couch.