Hare's Tail Grass - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 1/8" deep into cell trays or preferred seedling container, 5-7 weeks before last frost. Transplant outside after the last frost. Direct seed - After last frost, only in warm climates with a long growing season.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 20-28".
PLANT SPACING: 9-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 8-10.
HARVEST: Fresh cut or dried – Harvest just before seed heads shed pollen and are still light-green in color. Seed heads harvested once they have shed pollen tend to shatter.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average to light, porous soil.
USES: Excellent fresh cut flower. May be dried. Charming naturalistic or mixed grass plantings. Effective planted in masses, tubs, and containers.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lagurus ovatus
ALTERNATE NAMES: Bunny tail grass, rabbit tail grass