Miscanthus x giganteus
transplants are now commercially available from Speedling Inc. The perennial energy crop, popularly called elephant grass, typically yields 14 to 20 tons per acre. Miscanthus has been the energy crop of choice in Europe for 15 years and can be used for combustion, pelletizing or cellulosic ethanol. Speedling is a large transplant producer based in Sun City, Fla., with locations in Florida, Georgia, Texas and California.