Nassella trichotoma 

Nassella trichotoma


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Container: 12 cm pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 9-10

Height: 70 to 100cm

Plant spacing: 90 cm


Native to South America, Nassella trichotoma (serrated tussock) can be found naturalised in the South of France.

In the garden it grows and spreads like Stipa tenuifolia, but we think its tufts bear themselves better and live longer.

Height: 80 cm. Planting distance: 90 cm. Hardiness: - 5°C.

Grow in the sun in very permeable, well-drained, ordinary soil, which can be poor and dry. Grows particular well on gravel (gravel garden) Re-seeds itself. Grows well in containers.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:hot dry areas, ordinary soil
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost, Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Mulching the crown of the plant with a gravel
Aspect:full sun
Special maintenance:Remove faded leaves (comb)
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:semi evergreen / evergreen
Garden style:rock garden, seaside garden, cottage garden, prairie garden
Landscape interest:rockery, gravel garden, mixed-border, pot and container
Position:middle of the border

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