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Grass is a fine grass - a good option for lawns

In the world there is a huge variety of plantssort of Polovitsa. They belong to the family of cereals, they can be annual or perennial. Some of them are weedy, and some very help people on the farm, because they are fodder or used as an ornamental plant.

In total this genus includes more than 50 species:oatmeal, alpine, clavate, canine, giant, openwork, rock, and others. A very interesting species is a thin, fine-bodied pelvis, which the people sometimes mistakenly call a mettle. About it and will be discussed in the article.


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Polevitsa thin is a herbaceous plant.Refers to the genus Polovitsa, the family Cereals, or Majestic, Department of Angiosperms. The second name is a filamentous whisker. This perennial plant has a short creeping rhizome, often forms loose turf. The height of the stem is usually 10 to 60 cm, it feels slightly rough, covered with small villi. The leaves are long and narrow, but sometimes they can slightly curl under the influence of external factors. They reach 20 cm in length and only up to 4 cm in width. The stem and leaves have a juicy green color, but the inflorescence is often brownish or purple.

Inflorescence of the plant is unimaginative in appearance.This loose panicle, spread out during flowering, consisting of many highly elongated thin branches, reaching a length of 15 cm, is covered with small flowering scales. Spikelets of a small, single-flowered mollusk of the same color as the inflorescence, covered with spikelet. This plant is dusted by the wind. Dust can be of two colors: yellow or purple-lilac. After ripening and pollination, the plant dumps seeds into the soil. Patevil thin begins to bloom in June and blossoms until early July. And from July to August begins to bear fruit and multiply.


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You can meet a fine rabbit in Eurasia,North Africa. Also, this plant is often noticed in southern and western Siberia and the Far East, the Caucasus, northern Central Asia, Scandinavia, Iran, and the Atlantic. There is a growth of the field on almost all types of soils and is rather unpretentious in the choice of places. It can be found both in the fields, mostly low-grass, and just along the road. It very easily adapts to the terrain and sprouts on poor soils. It can be seen even on riverine sands, meadows, pebbles and dry soil.


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As already mentioned above, there is a largea lot of species of this plant, but the pelvic is thin, unlike the rest of its relatives, more stable and less whimsical to the conditions of growth. Can withstand a drought, with prolonged heat does not wilt. It tolerates frosts well, this plant is not afraid of cold at all, it can calmly transfer the early cooling and late spring. It does not decay under heavy rains and abundant irrigation, it accepts various fertilizers well. Also this plant is quite resistant to various types of fungal diseases, to the majority of pests and insects, it is patient enough to demolish the highly gassed urban environment.


Recently, the pellicle has become thinTo use as a forage crop and for arrangement of lawns - on summer residences, personal plots, city beds, in parks. Often it is grown on sports grounds (for example, plant this plant with a football field or a golf course). It is so called - lawn grass.

Making a lawn

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To equip the lawn with the help of a thineasily enough. This plant will help you to find a beautiful neat lawn, without putting much effort. You can make seedlings with the help of seeds or vegetatively. If you decide to decorate your site with a "live carpet", then it is best to plant this plant in the spring, when the average temperatures will be at the level of +12 ... + 15 ° С.

You should separate from the adult youngshoots and cut them into parts, but the cutting must be done correctly and make sure that there are several internodes on each segment, not less than three. Next, ready cut young shoots should be laid out on the plot and covered with soil by 2-3 cm, then you must necessarily compact the soil. The result of your labor can be observed in a couple of days, because the fine rabbit is coming up in a fairly short time. Lawn grass, unlike others, grows not upwards, but in the sides, forming low-growing bushes. The bushes will begin to grow about a month after the first shoots appear. Over time, this plant lets the antennae, forming their shoots "green carpet". These antennae, after a short period of time, take root and expand. From these roots grow new bentgrasses, thereby the grassy flooring is compacted. This ability of "self-propagation" is very convenient for building large areas, since it is not necessary to plant new plants every year.

Lawn Care

This "carpet" will serve about 5-6 years.However, it is necessary to take care of the lawn from the field. In the first year of carpet formation, after planting the bent, it must be mowed once, but in the second and third years of vegetation, this should be done more often, namely three times per season.

On the fine oval can over timeto form felt. To avoid this unpleasant fact, the plant must be periodically combed out with wide rakes. This grass is low, so this process does not require much effort.

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Those who have already tried to arrange on their sites a lawn from this type of grass, say that the lawns are soft, pleasantly springs underfoot, leaving large does not require.

According to summer residents, the grass is very fine for lawn, since even in extreme heat it does not fade and does not wilt, the lawn remains a pleasant green color.