Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Japanese Forest Grass

Photo courtesy of Walters Garden Inc.

  • Bright chartreuse yellow grass for the shade!
  • More upright habit than Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
  • Color will become bright gold if placed in a sunnier location
  • Is a spreader but at a slow growth rate
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers shaded location with moist, rich, well drained soil.  Slow grower not requiring division for many years.  Mulch in the fall for added winter protection.

Height: 9-14 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $29.99~#1
Bloom Color: Chartreuse
Zone: 5-9

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Focal Point
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Great Foliage
  • Container

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Chartreuse

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Average Water