Phyllostachys glauca

 

Phyllostachys glauca


A vigorous and very hardy bamboo with very attractive glaucous young canes, giving the whole plant a slightly
bluish tinge. Canes later turn to green.

Upright habit, steadily spreading to form an open grove.

Tolerant of a wide range of soil types.

Once established,plentiful canes are produced and can be harvested for garden use.

Height around  16/20ft.(5/7m).  or more.

Has tolerated -20C.

Sun or light shade.

A vigorous and impressive specimen plant where space is available or can be used for  a broad screen.

  Limited availability.

 

Phyllostachys glauca yunzhu 

 A scarce form with irregular brown or purple spots on the older culms.

More compact but other characteristics identical.

 

 

 

 
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