Written by Maggie
Jan 23 2021
Tall oat-grass belongs to the perennial herbs of the Gramineae family. The leaves have silvery white edges, similar to the leaves of the Phnom Penh plant. The underground stem of the plant is shaped like a rosary. It is very peculiar and is often used in gardens and flower beds, as ground cover plants, or as small pot plants for ornamental use. So how does Tall oat-grass grow? How to care for Tall oat-grass when we grow it? Let's read with questions.
When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, every month 1-2 times cake fertilizer water. If too much or too little fertilizer will grow many green leaves and affect the ornamental effect.
The summer temperature is getting higher, appropriate control of water to keep the soil moist, and move to the shade. When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, at noon it should also be sprayed to cool down, so management can maintain a better ornamental effect.
Tall oat-grass should be pruned in March-April of every spring or when new leaves are first pulled after dormancy in September. Each plant should bring 2-3 new buds. When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, old plants should be repruned every year, and the leaves should not be too long.
It usually takes 2-3 years for Tall oat-grass to replace potted soil. When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, when underground stems are exposed, soil should be planted in time, and the plant bushes are vigorous and beautiful.
The best growing soil: Tall oat-grass cultivation soil with fertile, good drainage needs sandy loam or humus soil is the best.
Growth humidity requirement: Tall oat-grass likes wet, and it is necessary to keep the basin soil moist during the growing period.
Best growth temperature: Tall Oat-grass originated in Europe, loves cool and humid climate. When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, the best growth temperature is between 15~25℃.
Best growth light: Tall oat-grass has light and shade resistance. When we grow and care for Tall oat-grass, it can be maintained in the scattered light environment, avoiding direct sunlight.