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Asked by
yodabear1 on
February 7, 2018
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Q. Kochia scoparia

Can you use this fiery red plant to replace your lawn. To be be used as a softer alternative to dirt or wood chips?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
February 7, 2018
Certified Expert
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I don't see why you couldn't. Just be aware that it can become highly invasive, and kill off other species in the area. As long as you are prepared to handle this, then I don't see why not. Here is an article for more information on the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/kochia/kochia-plant-info.htm

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Asked by
sandywarrner on
July 3, 2019
Sebring Florida 33870

Q. Kochia Scoparia frondent plant

I live in Florida and I was wanting to know if this is a good plant for my front lawn?

Answered by
BushDoctor on
July 3, 2019
Certified Expert
A.

This plant can become highly invasive, and is toxic. Please consult your local extension service before planting anything such as this in your yard.

This link will help you to find the closest extension service to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search

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