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Deschampsia cespitosa - Tufted Hairgrass (Seed)

Deschampsia cespitosa - Tufted Hairgrass (Seed)



Plant Characteristics
Species NameDeschampsia cespitosa
Common NameTufted Hairgrass
Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
Height by Width2ft. x 2ft.
Flower ColorNone
Flowering MonthsJuly, August
Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
Water RequirementModerate
Soil TypeAny
Sowing SeasonYear Round
Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy

* Sowing difficulty levels:
  • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
  • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
  • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination

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