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Beach Grass

by Dawn West, All About Lawns Columnist

Description: Beach Grass is a course-textured grass commonly found in the coastal regions of the U.S. Beach Grass is ideal for the prevention on soil erosion on beaches and dunes.

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Pros:

  • Establishes a deep root system that can help prevent erosion
  • Grows well in sandy soils

 

Cons:

  • It is not uniform in growth
  • Can look rather "wild" in appearance


Watering: Requires little watering, if any. For additional info on watering, see: Watering

Fertilizing: see: Fertilizing Tables

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About the Author
Dawn West B.A. holds a B.A. in English from Harvard University and teaches writing at Oregon State University.



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