Miscanthus x giganteus /Giant Miscanthus

Miscanthus x giganteus   / Miscanthus x giganteus
Six months after planting made rapid growth
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Six months after planting made rapid growth

Grown under plantationj conditions for biomass to be used in energy production

Flowering in September

Leaves hve white stripe down center

Tub specimen in early spring in Gulf South

Plant as it appears in late winter or early spring in south Texas

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Scientific Name: Miscanthus x giganteus
Common Name: Giant Miscanthus
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Used for energy production in Europe this rapidly growing, clumping grass reminds one of bamboo or sugar cane in appearance. Grows best in sun and moist soils. Rhizomes should be dug and divided every years of so.