Japanese Blood Grass

Mrs. O\’Riordan asked 13 years ago

do I have to plant my Japanese Blood Grass in ericacious soil? Is it similar to the Rhododendron in it’s needs

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
The Japaneese blood grass, Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’, does not need acidic soil but likes well-drained, moist, humusy soil. It is not quite hardy, especially as a small plant and may need to have a mulch of dry leaves in cold areas.