How to divide Fountain grass ‘Rubrum’ (Pennisetum advena ‘Rubrum’)

Cut the root ball

As this is a small plant I only cut in two pieces, having a collateral small division (in the middle of next picture) that I will test and see how it goes.

How to divide Fountain grass 'Rubrum' (Pennisetum advena 'Rubrum')

Plant the divisions

After I got the rootball separated I planted them in separate pots as we do with any other plant.
Grasses typically like well drained soil, they are drought tolerant so we need to take that in consideration adding some grit to the compost.

How to divide Fountain grass 'Rubrum' (Pennisetum advena 'Rubrum') - pant each division
How to divide Fountain grass ‘Rubrum’ (Pennisetum advena ‘Rubrum’) – pant each division

Give them a good soak after planting and they are now ready to grow. Let’s see how they grow during the summer…

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