Yushania anceps

Yushania anceps

 

(A considerable number of synonyms have accumulated for this species, including  Arundinaria anceps, Arundinaria jaunsarensis, & Sinarundinaria anceps.)


Introduced from India in 1865.

Upright, well spaced, glossy green canes with masses of attractive narrow leaves.

Average height is between 8 and 13ft.(4m) high but on favourable sites it can be taller.

Upright green culms, sometimes gracefully arching under the weight of foliage.

Shade tolerant and can survive considerable competition from trees or shrubs though its height will be reduced under these conditions.. 

Forms a steadily expanding large clump or grove.

 Has tolerated -18C.

Exceptionally attractive as a screen or large specimen plant where space permits.


Yushania anceps 'Pitt White' - This form has smaller leaves and is taller and even more luxuriant.



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