Fine-textured grass. My first crop of seedlings didn't survive; not sure if summer hot or winter cold did them in. Trying again.
||silky thread grass; Mexican feather grass
||well-drained, fertile soil
||germinates at room temperature; a cold stage may be helpful
detailed seed-starting info below
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 35F (40d) - 70F (100%G, 3-8d)
- Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (72%G, 6-9d)
Clothier says it germinates at 40F, but based on my experience it's not clear if cold is even required.
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February 29, 2008