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Greater Quaking Grass (Briza maxima) - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 1/8" deep into 72-cell flats, or preferred seedling container, 5-7 weeks before planting out. Transplant out after danger of frost. Direct seed - After danger of frost has passed.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 20-30".
PLANT SPACING: 9-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh cut or dried – Harvest when seed heads are mature but still green and before pollen shed. Seed heads harvested once they have shed pollen, or have turned a golden color, tend to shatter.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average to well drained soil. 5.5-7.5 preferred pH.
USES: Fresh or dried cut flower. Charming in naturalistic or mixed grass plantings. Effective for mass plantings and containers.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Briza maxima