Pleioblastus simonii

Pleioblastus simonii  ("Simon's Bamboo")

A hardy upright bamboo suitable as a windbreak or hedge.

Very tough and worth trying for difficult maritime exposure. 

Plentiful vertical culms up to about 14ft.(5m) high with a diameter of up to 3cm. 

Potentially running but not usually hard to control.

Has tolerated -25C.

Very limited availability.


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Whitelea Nursery, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire.                Telephone:    01629 55010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          updated 11/7/2019