Phyllostachys viridi

Phyllostachys viridi-glaucescens

 A vigorous, hardy bamboo introduced from China in 1846. 

The upright glossy canes begin green and become yellowish with age.

leaves have pale undersides and the plentiful foliage is especially attractive when disturbed by wind.

Spreading habit but not invasive.

Under good growing conditions in the south, height may exceed 30ft.(10m) with diameter of 5cm but in the north it may not achieve its full potential in terms of height or diameter. 

In warmer districts it useful as a specimen plant, grove, or screen. 

Has tolerated -22C.

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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire.                Telephone:    01629 55010                                                                         updated  16/2/2017


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