(syn. Pleioblastus viridistriatus )
A dwarfbamboo with striking golden variegated foliage.
Introduced from Japan around 1870 and always highly valued as a foliage plant.
Commonly grows 2 to 3ft.(0.75m) but 4 to 6ft. is possible. Usually benefits from being pruned to ground level before spring in the same way as grasses as it tends to shed some of its foliage during winter.
Has tolerated -22C.
Slowly spreading but not invasive and can be
An outstanding foliage plant for the front of a border and an excellent colour contrast when grown with other types of bamboo or with shrubs & herbaceous.
Highly valued for its adaptable nature and unique foliage colour. Has a wide variety of uses, including containers.
May benefit from light shade.
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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire. Telephone: 01629 55010 Updated 1/2/2021