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Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' Plant Care Reminders

Purple fountain grass

Fountain Grass

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General Information

  • Instruction By Pat Hammer
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Plant Care Instruction

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    March
    1. Buy

    Buy in Early Spring or Late Fall
    2. Plant

    Plant in early spring or late fall.
    November
    1. Prune

    Cut back in late winter to have nice new red growth in the spring
  • Buy

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    March

    Buy in Early Spring or Late Fall

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    March

    Plant in early spring or late fall.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    November

    Cut back in late winter to have nice new red growth in the spring

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