A rare, slowly spreading bamboo reaching approximately 18 feet (6m).
Upright, well spaced culms with short internodes and a diameter of up to 7cm.
Usually clumping with a spread of 1/1.5m in 10 years.
Culms are initially green with a waxy bloom and mature to yellowish green.
Has tolerated -18C.
New shoots appear early and are popular for eating in China.
Sun or light shade.
A highly impressive specimen plant with great potential for screening
when sufficient stock becomes available.
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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire. Telephone: 01629 55010