Origin :Not known but thought to be China. Very widespread in Japan.
CHARACTERISTICS : One of the smallest Phyllostachys. Young very dark culms that turn green during the first year. They turn a shade of yellow-orange when exposed to sunlight. Dense foliage.
Hardiness : - 20°C
Light : Any exposure
Size : 3 to 5 m - Category : Medium
Ø of culms: 15 to 25 mm
Propagation : Rhizome cutting or clump division.
Needs : Hardy bamboo, adapts to all situations and all types of exposure.
Uses : (un)pruned hedge, screen. Suitable for pots or jardinières.
Maintenance : Can cover large areas. For pots, provide a healthy and well-drained soil and fertilize twice a year.
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