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Hakonechloa macra - bright green summer foliage
  • Hakonechloa macra - flowers in winter
  • Hakonechloa macra - bright green summer foliage

Hakonechloa macra

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(Japanese Forest Grass) Hakonechloa macra is a handsome deciduous grass with compact mounds of arching bright green summer leaves which turn purple, red and bronze in autumn.

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Hakonechloa macra is a handsome deciduous grass with compact mounds of arching bright green summer leaves which turn purple, red and bronze in autumn. The leaves gradually turn fron bronze to brown and persist into winter. Greenish flower heads may also last into winter turning bronze in autumn.

Best in full sun or dappled shade.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Avoid soils prone to flooding.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Hakonechloa macra grows to be a small to medium sized, mound forming grass.
    • Height: up to 80 - 100 cm (3 ft) 
    • Spread: 80 - 100 cm (3 ft)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Grass - Medium (3 - 6 ft), Grass - Small (under 3 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid, Soil: Alkaline
Special Features
Habit - Architectural, Foliage - Unusual Shape, Suitable for Containers

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