AWARD

BAMBOO Pseudosasa japonica

Commonly known as Arrow bamboo

The hardiest and most commonly used hedging bamboo which has seeded and died out in many Cornish gardens over recent years
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves, dark-green, silvery beneath to 35cm (14in) long.
  • Height
    3-4.5m (10-15ft)
  • Spread
    Indefinite
  • Bamboo
    Fast-growing, broadly upright, bamboo with olive canes, turning pale beige.
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

BAMBOO Pseudosasa japonica

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    One of the most wind-tolerant. Makes a good screen or hedge. A non-perishable barrier to restrict spread will keep it to its allotted site.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Japan, South Korea.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Alkaline / Chalk loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
3-4.5m (10-15ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person
  indefinite
 

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