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Nassella tenuissima

MEXICAN FEATHER GRASS

Buy Mexican Feather Grass online. Native to Texas and Mexico, this grass has very fine green foliage which is extremely delicate and soft in appearance. A cool season grass that will stay evergreen in cooler climates. Very drought tolerant.

Height:

18-28 Inches

Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Average
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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