Grass, Karl Foerster Feather Reed

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

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Upright clumping ornamental grass with pinkish flowers maturing to gold, rising above the foliage. Striking vertical accent when planted alone or in groups.

Uses & Attributes

This grass blooms in the Summer and has beautiful Fall color.
Care & Pruning
Little pruning required. Cut to ground in early spring.
Light Needs: Full Sun
Size: 4-5' x 4-5'
Spacing: 3-5'
Water Use: Medium-High
Growth Rate: Fast
Hardiness: -20 to -30˚ F

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Planting Info

1. Dig a hole 1.5 times as wide as the diameter of the rootball. Depth of the hole should be equal to depth of the rootball.

2. Set plant in the hole so the top of the rootball is even or slightly above ground soil level.

3. Refill around the rootball with a mix of 1/2 existing garden soil and 1/2 Earl May Organic Planting Mix blended with Earl May Structure. Step down on soil to eliminate any large air pockets.

4. Build a soil ring the size of the rootball around the plant, to help hold in water.

5. Add a 1 inch layer of mulch around the plant, keeping mulch away from the trunk.

6. Water slowly with Earl May Plant Start mixture right away. Enjoy watching your new plant grow!

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