Description for Nassella tenuissima, Mexican Feather 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!
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.
Caring for Nassella tenuissima
- 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 Nassella tenuissima
Special features: It is evergreen grass.
Ornamental use: For landscape.
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All the seeds germinated. Now I have way too many seedlings.