A very hardy bamboo reaching about 13ft.(4m) or sometimes more.
Forms a tidy clump with little tendency to spread. Average spread approximately 750/100cm in ten years,
Dense, upright habit, arching slightly with age.
Plentiful dark green culms, becoming greyish with age. Maximum diameter 3cm.
Light green foliage contrasting well with the dark green of species such as Phyllostachys bissetii.
Suitable for sun or light shade.
Has tolerated -25C.
A tough, well-behaved plant exceptionally useful for screening or as a specimen .
May possibly prove to be suitable for maritime areas.
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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire. Telephone: 01629 55010 Updated 21/8/2021