How to grow Nassella tenuissima

Nassella tenuissima growing herbaceous of the genus Nassella also known as  Mexican feathergrass, Nassella tenuissima perennial evergreen or as annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can be groundcover plant and it’s drought tolerant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+ as perennial, 5-8 as annual.

Leaves color green in needle shape.

Nassella tenuissima flower

Flower color yellow or white, flowers structure like feather or tail of horse and grow stem in raceme inflorescence

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Requirements for Nassella tenuissima growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring to summer, an as perennial spring to autumn, in the tropic all year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves, bloom stems and controlling the plants

Size of the plant:
30-60cm, 12-24 inches, 1-2 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade (better not)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow or white flowers, structure like feather or tail of horse and grow stem in raceme inflorescence

Scientific name:

Nassella tenuissima

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