Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus (21 plugs per tray)
Named for its graceful, rounded form and delicate narrow foliage, 'Gracillimus' is the most widely known Miscanthus variety. Its blooms, appearing in October, are an attractive copper-red color. Prefers well-draining soil.
Tray Size: 21 plants Common Name: Maiden grass USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10 Mature Height: 84 inches Seedhead Color: Brown Exposure: Full Sun
Plugs per Tray 21. Depth 4". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 14.82 Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media Growing Temperature: 70-80 F (days) 55-65 F (nights) Soil PH: 5.8-6.2 Soil EC: 1.8-2.2 Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks Growing Info: Pinching not required. Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings. Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, Miscanthus blight Vernalization Requirements: Not required. Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 12+ hours photoperiod. Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed. Day Length: Long Day Other: Plants will not establish root growth under cool temperatures and short days.