There are no edible uses listed for Ammophila breviligulata.
The extensive root system of this plant makes it useful for planting on sand dunes etc for the control of soil erosion
There are no material uses listed for Ammophila breviligulata.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Ammophila breviligulata.
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer.
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Requires a sunny position in a light well-drained soil. Very tolerant of severe maritime exposure.
The plant has a deep, strong and extensively creeping rhizome, it can become invasive when growing in suitable conditions
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Ammophila breviligulata.
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Material uses & Functions
- Strong wind
- Maritime exposure
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? 1.01.11.2 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Hitchcock. A. S. Manual of the Grasses of the United States Dover Publications. New York. ISBN 0-486-22717-0 (1971-00-00)
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