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Mexican Feather Grass

£12.00
2 Litre pot
Key information
Mexican Feather Grass brings movement and texture to your outside space throughout the year. Also known as 'Angel Hair', the stiff leaves wave in the wind and are joined by feathery seed heads in the summer. The grass starts green before fading to a buff colour.
Good to know
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Year round interest
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Pet friendly
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Evergreen
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Delivery & Returns
SOTO GARDENS EDITS AND COLLECTIONS: Soto hand delivers within 3-5 working days to Greater London and the Home Counties. Please get in touch if you live outside these areas. Delivery is free for all orders over £50. For orders under £50, we charge £6. If you would like your order delivered after this period, please let us know when you’d like to take receipt in the delivery notes. Please see our delivery and returns page for more information. SOTO CHRISTMAS TREES: Soto will hand deliver Christmas trees within Greater London from the 21st November to the 22nd December. Please select your required delivery week and a member of the Soto team will be in touch to confirm the delivery day. PRE-ORDER RONNY COLBIE WREATHS: Ronny Colbie wreaths will be available for National delivery, via our delivery partners DPD, Tuesday – Sunday from November 1st. Please select weekday or weekend delivery slot at the checkout. To request a specific delivery date, just let us know by leaving a note in your order and a member of the team will confirm. BIG GREEN EGG: Big Green Egg products are delivered by the Big Green Egg in accordance with their T&C’s. Please contact Soto if you’ve any questions about delivery of their collections or Ronny Colbie wreaths.
Top Tip

Using gloves, comb through with your hands in early spring to remove old foliage and seed heads to keep looking neat. 

How to care

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Aspect
Sunny and Partial

Mexican Feather Grass loves to bask in the sun but also does well in partial aspects.

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Care Level
Low maintenance

Brush through in spring to remove old foliage and seed heads.

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Watering
Regularly

Water when planting and don't let the soil get dry.

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Feeding
Compost

Plant with a good quality peat free compost and refresh once a year in the spring.

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Soil
Will tolerate most soil types

Make sure soil is well drained.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Stipa tenuissima
PLANT TYPE
Always has colour (evergreen)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Small
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
2L
TOXICITY
Not that has been reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH (2-5 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m-1m, Width - 0.1m-0.5m

Introducing Mexican Feather Grass (Stipa tenuissima)

In this Soto Masterclass Max covers the key characteristics of this very useful grass. 

Watch as Max explains the only maintenance the Mexican Feather Grass, or Stipa tenuissima, needs is running a gloved hand through it to pull away the dead strands, a few times a year.

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