Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’ (Japanese Forest Grass)


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1 Gallon Pot. Hakonechloa macra, commonly called Japanese forest grass or Hakone grass, is a rhizomatous, shade-loving, deciduous perennial grass that is native both to moist mountain areas including wet rocky cliffs and to moist woodland areas in central Japan, including areas around Mt. Hakone from which both its genus name and common name are derived. Other common names include forest grass and Japanese forest grass. Gracefully arching, linear-lanceolate, bright green leaves (to 10″ long and 3/8″ wide) form dense, spreading, cascading mounds to 12-18″ tall and to 24″ wide. Leaves have a papery texture resembling the leaves of some types of bamboo.

Common Name: Japanese forest grass
Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: July to August
Bloom Description: Yellow-green
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Leaf: Colorful, Good Fall
Tolerate: Deer, Black Walnut, Air Pollution