Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’

(Japanese Forest Grass)

By August 3, 2017
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About Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’ (Japanese Forest Grass)

Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’ is a bamboo-like dwarf ground cover. It boasts bright, golden, slender leaves year-round with small hidden green flowers blooming from late Summer through early Fall. Commonly known as Japanese Forest Grass, this mounding ground cover grows and average landscape size of 6-8″ by 12-18″. As fall approaches, its leaves take on a rosy pink hue adding further interest to this variety.

Planting and Care Instructions 

Japanese Forest Grass is a slow grower and requires little maintenance. Plant in an area that receives partial shade using well-draining soil.  Water regularly to maintain an even soil moisture and remove spent foliage before new growth in the spring.

Landscape Design Ideas 

Plant this striking ornamental grass near the edges of a walkway or porch positioned in partial shade.

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Botanical Name: Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’

Common Name: Japanese Forest Grass

Average Landscape Size: 6-8” x 12”-18”

Plant Type: Deciduous

Bloom Color: Green

Foliage Color: Yellow/Green

Forms: Bush, Groundcover

Sizes: 1 Gallon

Special Features: Dramatic Color, Low Maintenance,