Stipa Tenuissima Pony Tails


Compact, deciduous grass. It is upright, with gently arching, fine foliage and feathery flower panicles in summer. Uses include Architectural, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, City, Cottage/Informal. Will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.


Moist but well-drained, Grow in full sun in medium to light, moderately fertile soil.


General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.