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Pseudosasa japonica

Arrow bamboo

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Green

Feature

Colourful new growth, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

This is a versatile decorative bamboo has large leaves that give it an exuberant tropical appearance. The canes start of an unusual light olive colour and mature to pale beige. It makes an excellent background to other shrubs or an informal screen. It also works well as a stand-alone architectural specimen plant. The leaves make a pleasant rustling sound in the wind.

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Pseudosasa

Species: japonica

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Green

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Colourful new growth, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 250cm

Spread: 300cm


Reader reviews

bayzer

may sound silly but can you grow bamboo from seed/ bulb as i am new to gardening as over here in rep of ireland its very expensive


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