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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Miscanthus Grass

Plants for Spring 2018 Shipping

Your order will ship Spring 2018, generally late March to early April depending on our local weather conditions.  You'll get notification and tracking details as soon as your order ships.  For local pickup, please email sean@edibleacres.org to make arrangements.   Please feel free to email with any questions you may have as well!

Miscanthus Grass

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Miscanthus Grass

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Miscanthus x Giganteus
 Giant Miscanthus Grass.  What a beast!  Gets 12' tall in full sun and good soil, and can handle a wide range of sub-optimal conditions.  Does not spread by seed, but expands slowly and steadily through clumping.  Powerhouse carbon factory, making strong, hollow, useful stalks that die back in the fall.  Stalks can be harvested for rocket stove cooking, long lasting mulch, woven fencing, roofing subsurface, waddle and daub weaving, trellising for peas and others, and and and...  Such a useful plant.  Completely deer resistant, in fact, it can be planted as a deer fence perimeter plant.

We offer rootlets (image on left shows example) which will get you started in a good and small way, and larger clumps which will have multiple shoots in year one.  This plant can be lifted and divided into many more after year 1-2.  Tough plant, can handle incredible hardship and still thrive.

Size:
12' tall or even higher in full sun, will scale to sun available.  We have some 4-6' in partial shade

Site Preference:
Prefers full sun and can thrive in any soil condition it seems.

Hardiness:
Zone 5

Rootlet or Clump?:
Quantity:
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