For best results with Miscanthus sinensis Malepartus plant them in full sun and well-drained soil, though it will tolerate most soil conditions once established and is very happy in a Coastal location.  Simply cut back hard in Winter or early Spring to encourage new growth. Divide congested plants in Spring.

As a rough guide when planting Miscanthus sinensis Malepartus  grasses – 4 plants per square metre is adequate with a little patience, 6 will give better coverage, and 9-12 will make a weed supressing carpet very quickly.

How to grow Miscanthus sinensis Malepartus

Position: Full sun

Foliage: Annual/Perennial

Soil and site: Best in moist, fertile, well-drained soil

Flowering time: August to September

Growth rate: Moderate/fast

Ultimate height and spread: Height to 200cm, spread to approximately 120cm

Hardiness: Hardy once established

Aftercare: Cut back and comb out the last years dead leaves in early Spring. Divide overcrowded plants in Spring every few years.