Dwarf Fountain Grass - Knowledgebase Question

West Frankfort, Il
Question by maryjo608
March 26, 2006
How do I prune Dwarf Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Hameln)?


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Answer from NGA
March 26, 2006

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To keep your fountain grass looking attractive, shear the dead portions back to 3" above the ground by late March (use gloves when handling the subtlely serrated foliage), to allow the new growth to emerge unhindered. It is generally recommended that the clumps be dug and divided every 3-4 years. Enjoy!

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