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Balt MD
ay4n55
Oct 1, 2017 8:41 PM CST
I started some ornamental grass seed late. Will they grow indoor over the winter,
also can I use a led grow light to develop? I live in zone 6 and did not want to take a chance with frost.
Please advise
Thank you
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Christine
Oct 2, 2017 7:32 AM CST
It would help if you could post a picture, or do you know which grass it is?
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Leftwood
Oct 2, 2017 3:29 PM CST
Assuming it is a grass meant to grow outside in zone 6, with the proper light you ought to be able to keep them going until spring. But they won't win any beauty pageants. Big Grin
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Weedwhacker
Oct 2, 2017 7:08 PM CST
I think your plants -- assuming they are a variety that is hardy in your zone -- would do better planted in the ground in a protected area, maybe covered with a mulch once the weather turns cold. Then in the spring you could move them to their permanent location.
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Balt MD
ay4n55
Oct 2, 2017 11:01 PM CST
I have Purple Muhly grass and Chinese silver grass. They are about
4 to 5 inches tall. Growing good at the present time.
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Christine
Oct 3, 2017 7:05 AM CST
Both are beautiful grasses, but without the proper lighting as suggested, they wont do well at all. Check into getting a lighting fixture, they arent they expensive.

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