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By Hank

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have a small patch of what my wife used to call zebra grass, about 3feet high.
Should I cut it down to ground level now or later ?



I have this ,and its best to leave it till spring,when you see new shoots coming from the bottom..The foliage will turn to a beige/creamy colour in the winter,which is very attractive,and will protect next years new growth..It is called,Miscanthus Zebrinus..but most of us know it as Zebra grass..

16 Nov, 2011


I also leave mine till the early spring, any later and it will blow around and make a mess.

16 Nov, 2011


Thanks guys, I've been doing it wrong for the last 4 years. (cutting it down to ground level about now !)

17 Nov, 2011

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