Hakonechloa macraHakonechloa macra

Hakonechloa macra


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Surprisingly, this form of (haw-koh-nay-clo-ah) is harder to find than the variegated forms! THE grass for shady locations, this Japanese gem is outstanding between Hosta. They lend peace and grace to streambeds or along pathways in the shade garden. We grow it in the Pacific Northwest in full sun as well. Nice in containers too.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 18″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
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SKU: HAKM Categories: ,
Common Name Japanese Forest Grass
Family Poaceae
Genus Hakonechloa
species macra
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
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Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Summer
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
Landscape Value Graceful arching foliage is useful in borders, mixed beds or spilling down slopes.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 18" / 14"
Soil (Garden) Well drained, with organic component and retaining moisture.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 2.0
pH 5.5 – 6.0
Fertility Needs 50 – 200 ppm
Notes Established plants can handle average irrigation, and dry out longer between waterings.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 10 – 14 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Hakonechloa macra - Product Profile
Hakonechloa macra - Growing Recipe

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