Yaku Jima Maiden Grass

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9963

The Yaku Jima Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima') is compact grass with fine textured foliage. Soft green all summer, it turns reddish brown in the fall and remains attractive well into winter! The reddish flowers are showy but not quite as fluffy as most.

Yaku Jima Maiden Grass is a slightly bigger plant than 'Adagio', but the main difference is that its leaves are even narrower, almost needle fine! It is a great warm-season ornamental grass for small gardens! Adding all the benefits of those big and tallgrass prairie-style grasses without taking up precious space!

Miscanthus is easy to grow and is a good choice for beginners. Wonderfully hardy and resilient throughout USDA growing zones 5 to 9, this Miscanthus forms a 3-4 foot tall cascading clump that is 2-3 feet in width at maturity. You'll enjoy those fringed and silky-looking plumes from August until February for spectacular winter interest!

Planting and Application:

Use as a specimen both as solitary plantings to accentuate your Cottage and perennial gardens, and create focal point groupings throughout the landscape to soften hardscapes and Rock Gardens, while creating motion in the garden. These smaller Ornamental grasses are also gorgeous as spillers and fillers in a container or planter on a sunny porch or patio!

Using Miscanthus en masse and in long winding or straight rows, significantly amplifies their grace and impact on the landscape! Use rows as a border or facer plant to hide the leggy bare stems of larger shrubs and trees. Ease the transition between lawn and garden, add elegant fringe along walkways, or even flow at the water's edge of ponds and water features!

  • Slender Fine-Textured Green Arching Blades
  • Reddish Silky Fringe-Like Plumes
  • Wonderful Winter Interest
  • Smaller Space-Saving Size
  • Containers, Spillers, Edging, Specimen, Both Xeric & Moist Sites

#ProPlantTips For Care

Yaku Jima Grass prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Yaku Jima Maiden Grass is very hardy and low growing, it tolerates a wide range of soil types, is moderately drought tolerant once established, and holds up to wind and snow! Prune the clumps in early spring and clean out their crowns of debris for a fresh start each year. But be patient with warm-season grasses since they take their time emerging in the spring until temperatures are just right.

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Grows Anywhere, Even in Wet Soil
  • Plant in Well-Drained Soil
  • Adaptable To a Wide-Range of Conditions
  • Prune Early Spring

Gorgeous and fine-textured, the elegant Yaku Jima Maiden Grass will add that finishing touch to your landscape without sacrificing space! Hurry and order yours today at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Yaku Jima Maiden Grass Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Green
Foliage Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly No