Origin of the Miscanthus is China, Japan and Korea. The Miscanthus sinensis only comes from China and Japan. The miscanthus sinensis “Morning Light” has the family name “Poaceae. The Dutch name is Splendor Reed. The plant likes sunlight and comes in the colors (silver) white, green and colorful.
There are numerous species and cultivars of the miscanthus, and together they form an important group of ornamental grasses. There is a great diversity in colors, leaf shapes, heights, flowering form. They have one thing in common and that is their beautiful appearance. Even in winter they give a beautiful image “because of their beautiful shades”. You can prune the plant back to about 10 cm above the root ball just before they start to sprout. Usually this is the end of March!
Our permanent grower for the grasses is a grower who considers sustainable cultivation of paramount importance. They are MPS A + / SQ / GAP certified
MPS A + stands for: MPS Natural Protected. (A + is the strictest version)
MPS Natural Protected is an MPS-A or MPS-A + qualification in combination with plant protection products that are only allowed in EKO cultivation. It is a unique standard in the world and is a measure of the extent to which business operations are environmentally friendly .
SQ stands for: MPS Socially Qualified (SQ)
Contains requirements in the field of health, safety and working conditions.
MPS GAP stands for: MPS-GAP have formulated requirements for production in the areas of: Traceability, environment, safety and hygiene. MPS-GAP is the next step after MPS-ABC on the road to sustainability.