A first rate specimen plant or screen.
Upright culms generally reaching around 4/5m at full maturity.
Canes initially dark green but sometimes maturing to dark brown of almost black.
Forms a broad clump or small grove.
Vertical bushy habit and plentiful foliage.
.Very similar in appearance to Semiarundinaria fastuosa but its culms are slightly thinner and not quite so tall .
A tough and adaptable species suitable for most soils. Has tolerated -22C.
Sun or light shade.
Height around 13ft. (4m).
Can be grown in large containers.
This species closely resembles S. yashadake but may have a more arching habit and a greater tendency to run.
Culms are yellowish green.
Height about 12ft.(4m).
Useful as a vigorous screen.
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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire. Telephone: 01629 55010 Updated 23/8/2021