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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

Japanese Forest Grass

syn. Hakone Grass

Poaceae

Height

30 - 60 cm

Flower colour

light green - cream

Inflorence type

panicle

Flowering time

late summer

Foliage colour

chartreuse with green stripes

Sunlight

partial shade

Soil

humus-rich, well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

limited experience

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to Japan

Hakonechloa is a monotypic genus in the grass family, Poaceae, that is native to Japan. It is shade tolerant and many garden varieties are available.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall. 

A medium sized ornamental grass that grows best in partial shade in humus-rich, well drained, moist soil. It's best to trim withered foliage in spring before new growth begins to emerge. It's good to shelter the plant during winter by a cover of leaves or compost.

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