Semiarundinaria lubrica


Semiarundinaria lubrica
(syn. Oligostachyum lubricum )


A dense upright bamboo forming a slowly expanding clump up to 20ft.(6m). 

A Chinese species, still rare in cultivation but with great potential as a garden plant. Comparable with S. fastuosa but is slightly less tall.

The thick, well-spaced culms are deep green and their lower section is usually free of branches. 

Has tolerated -22C.

Sun or light shade

Very effective as a specimen plant or a hardy, medium to tall screen. 

Very limited availability at present.

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Updated 7/8/22