Japanese Forest Grass

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Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra), comes from Honshu where it chooses to grow in a damp, cliff environment. In US gardens, it's a great plant for shady, damp areas of the garden such as North-facing courtyards, and this ornamental, though relatively minimalistic in its appearance is truly elegant. It'såÊat its best when planted en masse to form a lush meadow of neatly packed, glossy grass blades, but it also combines well with other ornamental grasses or can be used as an edging for shady beds. The tiny, lime-green flowers rise above the leaves in summer, giving the plants a soft and misty appearance.

    • Botanical Name:Hakonechloa macra
      Plant Type:Perennial
      Growing Zones:4-7
      What's my zone?
      Light Requirements:Partial Shade , Partial Sun
      Mature Height:1-3 ft.
    • When will my order ship?

      SHIPPING IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON - We will resume shipping MARCH 1, 2020. All orders placed before that date will be shipped out starting March 1st, in the order they were received.

      How will my order be shipped?

      Your order will be shipped FedEx Ground. Once shipped, your order will arrive in 2-5 business days.

      How much does shipping cost?

      All orders over $90 ship free. Orders under $90 ship for a flat rate of $11.95.

      Do you guarantee your plants?

      Yes. If, in the rare case your plants are damaged upon arrival, just contact us within 7 days and a full refund or exchange will be issued for those plants.

      Will this plant grow where I live?

      The hardiness zones that each plant will grow in are listed in the product description. Please make sure that the plants are rated for the zone you live in. If you don't know what zone you are in, check out our zone map to find out.

      If I order now, can I delay shipping for sometime in the future?

      Sure. After placing your order, just send us an email with your order number and the date you would like your order delivered.

    • We promise to only send you healthy, well rooted plants. If, in the rare case your plants are damaged upon arrival, or you are not completely satisfied, contact us at hello@thegreenhousepnw.com right away and we’ll take care of it.

      If your plant(s) were damaged on arrival, we will send out replacements to you immediately at no extra charge to you.

      If that plant is no longer in stock, or you prefer to not receive a replacement, we will issue full refund for any damaged plants.

      In some cases, we may simply request a photo of the damaged plant to verify condition of plant before we process replacement or refund.

      If you have any other questions about our refund/replacement policy, please feel free to email us at hello@thegreenhousepnw.com

    • All of our plants are container grown and shipped with the soil and roots fully intact. We DO NOT ship your plants bareroot. Being shipped as a containered plant greatly reduces the risk of the plant not surving the transit to your home. We guarantee that you will receive a healthy plant that is ready to thrive! We offer various different sizes of potted plants.


      Our container sizes include:

      1 Gallon Container: 6" wide by 7" tall

      2 Gallon Container: 8 1/2" wide by 8 1/2" tall