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i just planted some dwarf hairgrass.....it came with little brown buds on the ends of each stalk...should i trim the grass after planting and if so how much should i trim.....?.....also i planted them in large bunches....should i spread it out or just let it do it on its own.....? havent keep hairgrass before, so any care advice would help....

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I don't mean to steal your thread. I just planted some myself. Read to give a haircut and plant in small bunches. Is this in the right direction?

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The brown buds are from the emerse growth. People cut hairgrass to get it to grow faster, but I have always just planted it and let it do its thing.
 

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Gave mine a really good haircut last night. Did this a cople of times. It grows to tall every now and then, so I cut it back down. Only last a week, but still :roll:
 

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The first time I planted dwarf hairgrass I didn't trim it down and it spread slowly. The second time I set up a tank with dwarf hairgrass, I trimmed it down and it spread out laterally much faster. Neither of these times did I have the flowers on the tips of the plants.

I also have planted some giant hairgrass without trimming and watched it grow slowly. I planted some more and trimmed off the flowers this time and it is spreading much faster.

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