Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'- Gold Japanese Mountain Grass
As the name of this plant suggests, this grass comes from Japan. Japanese mountain grass forms relatively short, 35-45cm high clumps, from which flower stalks grow at times, on which loose flower panicles become recognisable.
What is Japanese mountain grass suitable for?
The variety pictured here is Hakonechloa macra'Aureola'. It is a dainty grass variety with 'overhanging leaves that can be used for many purposes. Hakonechloa is ideal for use along paths. This grass is also a valued addition to modern gardens or Japanese gardens.
Japanese grass in the garden
It is a garden plant that is very valuable for its charisma, radiating calm, harmony and balance. Or plant Hakonechloa in a pot. Always use fresh potting soil and mix in some sharp sand when planting this ornamental grass in a pot. Water regularly and also give the plants food. Always ensure good drainage, watering and rainwater must be able to drain off well. Once you become familiar with this grass, you will find many uses for it. This golden-green species tolerates a semi-shady location, but can also be planted in a sunny spot. Furthermore, Hakonechloa prefers a normal to moderately moist soil with adequate nutrition.
Buy Japanese Mountain Grass
For one square metre you will need approximately 8 plants.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use Hakonechloa macra - Japanese Mountain Grass all year round.