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Stipa (Nassella) tenuissima

Common Name: Mexico Feather Grass, Pony Tail

Plant Family: Poaceae

Stipa (Nassella)  tenuissima
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Price:  £5.00
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Availability:  

  

2 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  1.5 litre pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  sensory
Season of Interest:  All year round
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference


An upright clump forming grass with very fine narrow foliage, enhanced by soft feather flower panicles in summer giving a light airy effect, moving with the lightest breeze. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. Divide in early summer. Although not evergreen the leaves do remain over the winter just turning a straw colour


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.