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Japanese Forest Grass with Elho Reservoir Pot

£30.00
Key information

From the mountains South-West of Tokyo, Japanese Forest Grass brings bright green zest and structure to your garden. In the summer the grass is joined by sprays of light flowers before developing to a golden brown, adding seasonal interest in winter.

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Year round interest
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Pet friendly
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Top Tip

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

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Aspect
Sun, Partial and Shade

Happy anywhere but performs best in partial and shadier positions.

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Care Level
Easy

This is a low maintenance, problem free plant.

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Watering
Once or twice a week

Ensure soil is moist but not saturated.

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Feeding
Add compost when planting

If you cut back the leaves in early winter, add more compost.

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Soil
Tolerates most soil types

This plant likes a well drained soil. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Hakonechloa macra
PLANT TYPE
Grass that comes back every year (perennial grass)
HARDINESS
Very hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
2L
TOXICITY
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.

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