About Nassella tenuissima
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 ||Silky thread grass, Mexican needle grass, Pony tails, Mexican hair grass, Angelhair grass, elegant spear grass, pony tail, angels hair|
|Height ||1-2 inch|
|Difficulty Level ||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
- Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Mexican feather grass is a hardy plant
Nassella tenuissima 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
|Sunlight ||Full sunlight.|
|Watering ||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Soil ||Sandy soil is better.|
|Temperature ||30 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Any organic fertilizer can be applied.|
Nassella tenuissima special feature
It is evergreen grass.
Nassella tenuissima uses
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do nassella tenuissima grow?
On average nassella tenuissima grows 1-2 inch
How hard is nassella tenuissima to grow?
A nassella tenuissima is Moderately easy
How much sunlight does a nassella tenuissima need?
A nassella tenuissima prefers Full sunlight.
How much water does a nassella tenuissima need?
A nassella tenuissima prefers watering Once established, needs only occasional watering.
What kind of soil does a nassella tenuissima need?
What temperature does a nassella tenuissima like?
How should I fertilize my nassella tenuissima?
Any organic fertilizer can be applied.
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