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We have recently had our garden landscaped and we have had three Stipa tenuissima planted. We love them but would like to know whether and when we are meant to cut them back as they seem to be getting too heavy and are lying down on the ground . Is this normal or should we be cutting them back. If it is the latter then when should we be cutting them back?

Many thanks


On plant Stipa tenuissima



Hi Mlammiman and welcome to GoY.You should not be thinking of cutting them back, they need to grow to around 2 foot. As they are newly planted it is far more likely that they need watering.

2 Jul, 2010

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