Nassella tenuissima, Mexican Feather Grass - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Description for Mexican Grass
This feathery, small clumping grass is perfect for the waterwise garden! Plant Mexican feather grass in well-drained soil, near other xeric plants. Give it sun or part shade. It is considered deer resistant.
Plant in fall or spring. Water to establish it. After that, water sparingly, during the driest of times. Excessive irrigation or flooding rain, especially in heavy soils, will rot its roots. This is a waterwise plant!
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Silky thread grass, Mexican needle grass, Pony tails, Mexican hair grass, Angelhair grass, elegant spear grass, pony tail, angels hair||-||-||1-2 inch||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
Provide a well drained soil and water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Reduce watering after establishment. Prune off or rake out dead foliage before new foliage emerges.
|Full sunlight.||Sandy soil is better.||Once established, needs only occasional watering.||30 to 35 degrees C||Any organic fertilizer can be applied.|
Caring for Mexican Grass
- Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Mexican feather grass is a hardy plant.
Typical uses of Mexican Grass
Special features: It is evergreen grass.
Ornamental use: For landscape.
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