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hardy pampas

Posted by buddman 5 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 26, 07 at 11:08

I put in several starter plants I purchased locally 4 or 5 years ago. They did great. Multiplied and grew to 12 to 14 feet. I was out in the yard on Sunday and I think all but a recent addition have died. What could have happened? I detected some signs of field mice. Could they have diseased the plants or destroyed the roots?

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RE: hardy pampas

  • Posted by donn_ 7a, GSB, LI, NY (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 28, 07 at 7:16

It's hard to diagnose without photos and more detail. Did they just die overnight, or was it a long process? I've heard of nesting/digging rodents destroying grasses by damaging the crown, but I don't think it's an immediate process.

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