Approximately 50 seeds in 0.05g packet.
Also called "Tiger Grass", is an attractive ornamental grass in combination with flowers in traditional and wild gardens.
The grass grows annularly without forming offshoots.
It produces overhanging leaves and feather-like, silvery brown blooms.
The grass prefers sunny locations. Provide sufficient space between plants. The plant is fully winterhardy.
Genus - Miscanthus
Species - Sinensis
Common name - Chinese Silvergrass
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 1,50 - 2 m
Spread - 0,50 - 1 m
Plant type - Perennial Ornamental Grass
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Clay, loam, sand, well drained
Water requirements - Average water
Landscape uses - Dried Flower / Everlasting, Container, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Foundation, Mixed Border, Screening / Wind Break
Bloom season - July - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Silvery brown
Sow indoors for surest results from March to May 5 mm deep, in trays of compost. Water well and enclose in a clear, plastic bag to retain humiditiy. Place on a kitchen windowsill.
A temperature of +20C is ideal.
Seedlings usually appear in 15-25 days. If not, place tray in the refrigerator for two weeks, then return to the warmth.
Transplant seedlings individually to 7.5cm pots when large enough to handle. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into moist, fertile soil, May-August, 90cm, apart, when frosts are over.
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