Japanese Forest Grass
Leave the foliage throughout the winter to add additional texture and interest to your outside space. Cut back to the base in late winter for new growth in the spring.
How to care for Japanese Forest Grass
Happy anywhere but performs best in partial and shadier positions.
This is a low maintenance, problem free plant.
Ensure soil is moist but not saturated.
If you cut back the leaves in early winter, add more compost.
This plant likes a well drained soil. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.
Grass that comes back every year (perennial grass)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
NURSERY POT SIZE
No toxic effects reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH (2-5 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m, Width - 0.5m
Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra)
In this Soto Masterclass, Max introduces the Japanese Forest Grass, revealing where Soto recommend using this outstanding grass within your garden scheme and its key features.
The Hakonechloa macra loves being in the sun but also does well in the shade. Hear how the grass provides yearlong interest and brings lovely texture and movement to a scheme.
The Japanese Forest Grass is very low maintenance but it does require a good cut back in spring. Max explains how and where to do this.