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Pampas Grass, Cortaderia selloana (Red) - Plant

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Description

Pampas grass is highly adaptable and can grow in a wide range of environments and climates.It also seeds prolifically, with each plant able to produce over one million seeds during its lifetime

Clumps may be divided in late winter to early spring. This grass is technically gynodioecious, but usually appears dioecious. Female plants produce prodigious amounts of seed and can self-seed freely, often resulting in naturalization that displaces valuable native plants.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Uruguayan pampas grass
Maximum Reachable Height 8 to 12 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time August to February
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Pampas grass care is minimal, requiring little maintenance other than watering in extreme drought. It should also be pruned each year to the ground. This is usually performed in late winter or early spring. Because of the plants sharp foliage, the task of pruning should be done with great care using gloves and a long-sleeved shirt.

Pampas Grass care

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Dry to medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 15 degrees C
Fertilizer Add an organic compost, peat moss or manure to the soil.

Pampas Grass uses


Frequently Asked Questions

When to plant pampas grass?

June-July month is best time to plant Pampas grass.

How to trim pampas grass plants?

Pampas grass needs little trimming to develop a strong structure. Remove broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches by using clean cutting shear.

How to care for pampas grass plants?

To care Pampas grass plants consider following points. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Is pampas grass invasive?

No, Pampas grass is not invasive plant.

How to remove pampas grass plants?

Bunch all Pampas grass stalks. Cut the stalks down to about 2 inches above the ground with a pair of gardening shears. Continue in this manner until you have cut all the grass down to a manageable size. Dig out root ball to remove plant completely.

How do you plant pampas grass?

To plant Pampas grass consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

How to divide a pampas grass plant?

Divide Pampas grass in to smaller section from the main section. Dig out straight from the soil to divide the root ball into two section.Each divided section can be planted separately to develop into new plant.

Can pampas grass be planted in the fall?

Yes, You can plant Pampas grass in the fall (Sep-Oct)

When to cut back pampas grass plant?

Cut back Pampas grass plant when it is grown more than 8 to 10 feet

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