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Q.Should I Cut Down My Ribbon Grass This Fall?

Zone 3 | Jo Pettypiece added on September 23, 2020 | Answered

I don’t know what else to say? Is it better to let my ribbon grass just sit & get freeze and get all the snow on it or chop it off and not have to contend with the mess in the spring?

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Answered on September 23, 2020

It is best for the health of the grass to let the foliage stay on through Winter, but they will tolerate pruning at just about any time. This will be up to you, but they can tolerate the pruning if you would rather not have the mess to deal with later. Here is an article for more information on the care of the grass:


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