The test results are optimistic because they have shown that sunliquid technology can successfully process miscanthus
into lignocellulosic sugar and ethanol.
They vary in size from the giant Miscanthus
sinensis 'Goliath' which stands 2.5 metres tall, to Deschampsia 'Tatra Gold', a neat little tuft with flowering stems that reach about 30cm at most.
Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' 'Zebrinus' Stipa gigantea Hakonechloa macra Cortaderia richardii Miscanthus
sinensis (Japanese silvergrass)
Start with a framework of grasses such as switch grass or panicum virgatum, molinia, turfted hair grass, miscanthus
There are a couple of new ornamental grasses that have made their way toward the top of my wish list -- Miscanthus
sinensis Bandwidth and Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds Totem Pole.
is highly absorbant, but not readily available, while rushes have been used as bedding material for hundreds of years, and is still used when cereal straw is expensive.
The genus Miscanthus
is a species of promising C4 perennial nonfood bioenergy grasses for cellulosic biofuel production .
LATE-FLOWERING ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus
only really gets growing in early summer but by mid-summer it can achieve a height of 1.5 metres.
is one such - it only really gets growing in early summer but by mid-summer it can achieve a height of 1.5 metres.
Or try taller miscanthus
such as zebra grass, Miscanthus
sinensis 'Zebrinus' (pictured).
RUSTLE UP SOUNDS Tall grasses like miscanthus
and greater quaking grass make a lovely rustling sound, as do fine-leaved trees like birch and robinia.