Purchasing Ornamental Grasses

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Should I buy young or mature ornamental grasses?

Purchasing Ornamental Grasses

When purchasing ornamental grasses it is important to understand that it takes about three years for the grasses to hit their stride. If you go to purchase an ornamental grass that is mature, it can be expensive. You can purchase ornamental grasses that are smaller and less expensive if you are willing to wait for them to mature.

You need to weigh the cost against the effect you are trying to achieve with your garden. If you can wait for the grass to reach maturity, you should go with a young plant. However, be wary of small plants in large pots. You may end up paying for the dirt. Young grasses are usually sold in three inch pots.



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