North American native. Very fine, thread-like green foliage ending in straw-colored, narrow seed heads. Extremely delicate and soft in appearance. A cool season grower that will stay evergreen in cooler climates. Very drought tolerant.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 50 plants
Common Name: Mexican feather grass
USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Mature Height: 36 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long day