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Plume Ornamental Grass Seeds

$2.50

Plume Ornamental Grass Seeds

$2.50
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P-9884
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 Saccharum ravennae syn. Erianthus ravennae.

 

  | 50 Seeds. 

 

This Ornamental Grass will grow to a 6-10 foot tall giant, that  is similar to pampas grass , however is a bit more cold hardy. Has large, plume-like flower panicles are produced in late summer. They begin in a silvery color with mild violet tones and age to white in the fall. They  are outstanding for fresh cut or dried flower arrangements. In autumn a showy foliage is turning shades of tan, orange, purple and beige. Best used as single specimens in large gardens. Winter hardy to zone 5.  50 Seeds per Package.

How To Grow Ornamental Grass Seeds
  • Start the seeds indoors, using a pre-moistened seed starting medium, place the seeds on top of the soil and gently press the seeds in. 

  • Keep the seeds moist until germination occurs. Germination will take about 14-35 days. Needs light to germinate, So do not completely cover as you press into the soil.

  • You will need to transplant into larger pots as they grow and before they are introduced to the outdoors.

  • Some gardeners start the Plume Grass seeds directly outside in the spring and after all dangers of any frost has passed. Prepare your seedbed, and press the seeds into the soil that has been worked into a fine tilth. Germination will take about 14-35 days. Needs light to germinate, So do not completely cover as you press into the soil.Keep the grass seeds moist. and throughout the first growing season, water the grass with regularity. In the following years  Pampas Grass will be drought tolerant and the plumes will not form until the plant is 2-3 years of age.

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