miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

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Al
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miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Al » Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:27 pm

i bought one of these today, but i am wondering how quick do these grow?

its around a metre tall at present.
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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:37 am

If its a true form they grow very quickly when established. Mine jumps up to 8+ feet in just two months. I'm guessing yours will lay down roots this year then next may it will rocket.
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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Kristen » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:39 pm

Looks more like Miscanthus zebrinus to me ??
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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:43 pm

Must admit that was my first thought.
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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Trudytropics » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:49 pm

Looks like my zebrinus, I thought perhaps there was a giant species of this icon_scratch
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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:36 pm

Looks like Zebra grass to me.


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Re: miscanthus giganteus, fast grower?

Post by Al » Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:00 pm

i think you are right, so not so big/fast then? must admit, i like the zebra grass better :D

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