Stipa tenuissima L.
Brand: Seklos
Packaged:0,2 g
Availability:In Stock
Ex Tax: 2.15€
Needlegrass "Mexican Feather Grass" - Stipa tenuissima.
Hardy Herbaceous Perennial. 
Height: 24 inches. Ideal For: Border, Cottage Garden, Flower Arranging.

Germination: Challenging. 
Aftercare: Easy. 
A very attractive Mexican grass for the border producing soft, wispy pony-tails. Quick to produce dense clumped plants. 
Sowing Instructions: Sow February to July in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of +15+18 C. Sow in well drained compost, just covering the seed with compost. 1.0 grams = 3500 seeds.
Germination can be slow. After sowing, seal container in a polythene bag and leave at +15+18 °C for 2 weeks, then place in a refrigerator (not freezer) for 3-6 weeks. After this, return to the recommended germination temperature, if germination does not occur in 6-10 weeks, return to the fridge for a further 3-6 weeks. Examine regularly whilst in the fridge and remove immediately the seeds show signs of germinating. 
Growing Instructions: Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5 cm pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 45-60 cm apart in full sun. 
Aftercare Instructions: Plant in ordinary garden soil.

Stepirohi Pony Tails, Stipa tenuissima, Пушистый ковыль
Needlegrass, Feather grass. Bot. syn.: Nassella tenuissima.

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