Similaris KR 4175
A hardy, non-running bamboo collected by Keith Rushforth in Yunnan at Zhongdian to the Yangtze and introduced into the UK via Ness Botanic Gardens.
Very attractive fresh green foliage and a dense, fairly upright or slightly arching habit. Leaves are approximately 9cm long x 1cm in width.
Culms are initially glaucous, later becoming green and should reach a height of around 3 to 5m.
Found at 3225m and is believed to have tolerated at least -15C.
A very worthwhile introduction but has been slow to propagate and is ulikely to be avaiable until 2012.
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