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Indi1
Midlothian, VA

January 9, 2011
6:57 AM

Post #8300278

Question on Stipa Ponytails seedlings. Since these look more like blades of grass when they sprout than any other annual, I'm having a hard time figuring out how to transplant them. I guess my question is... does each one seed only produce one "blade" of grass? Which would mean it would take a whole lot of seedlings to make any kind of showing. Or as that one seedling grows, it will sprout more "blades" and become a plant that can be grown on and will have several hundred "blades"?
joannabanana
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3a)

January 9, 2011
2:43 PM

Post #8301066

It will be a small clump with numerous blades. I like to start the seeds in separate cells and usually plant 3 of them in a 12" pot for the season. It will grow in a nice fully clump

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joannabanana
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3a)

January 9, 2011
2:43 PM

Post #8301067

I do the same for the live wire grass

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Indi1
Midlothian, VA

January 10, 2011
3:13 AM

Post #8301832

Perfect! Thanks for the help.

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