Root Planting made simple: For long hedge plantations the economical alternative for bale planting.
Root pieces of Miscanthus x giganteus, also called elephant grass or ramie, are thick-fleshy and about the size of a normal finger. Reasonably planted close to each other they provide a dense sight protection hedge after just a few years, and are cheaper than any comparable hedge plant!
Our Jumbogras root pieces are available in the following sizes* :
Mini: 8 cm long, 0.5 – 1 meter high in the 1st summer, 20 pcs per meter in a double row
Midi: 10 cm long, 0.75 – 1.25 meters high in the 1st summer, 15 pcs per meter in a double row
Maxi: 12 cm long, 1 – 1.25 meters high in the 1st summer, 12 pcs per meter in a double row
Jumbo: 15 cm long, 1 – 1.5 meters high in the 1st summer, 9 pcs per meter in a double row
Jumbogras seedband : 1 – 1.25 meters in the first summer, planting in a single row, from 1 meter
* Approximate information!
Easy order: Enter the number of running meters and the desired root size (mini to jumbo), ready!
The versatile uses of this grass, besides the hedge planting, as well as in grass beds, due to its remarkable size as solitary grass respectively as standalone, as background e.g. for biotopes or Pools makes it an almost indispensable and valuable grass in today’s modern gardening design .
The highest growing Miscanthus species (Miscanthus x giganteus) originally comes from Asia and reaches, if sun and water are available a final height of 2 to about 3.5 meters in root planting .
Under Used as “energy grass” or energy plant in agriculture for alternative biomass and wood chip production , it is also called elephant grass , ramie or Chinese reed.