google-site-verification=pWL-tsKv_tSQTqlhcmJpCmxpK3cFODQyFtvPX7fxHG8 Vetiver Grass Slope Design | Auckland | Shire Geotechnics

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Vetiver Grass Planting

Shire Geotechnics is a strong believer of planting measures where we consider planting is a suitable and cost effective approach for ground creep, ground stabilisation and retention etc.

Vetiver grass is a native grass of South India, is very hardy and grows to one metre in height.   What makes Vetiver grass special is it grows strong deep root systems which extend 4 to 6 metres.

When densely planted in a hedge or on a slope the root systems help bind the soils at depth providing a form of natural earth retaining system. 

Shire Geotechnics can provide advice whether Vetiver grass would be a suitable solution for your site, we can provide advice on a planting locations and density and also carry out the plantings for you.

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