Origin :China
CHARACTERISTICS : Upright growth habit. Green culms covered with a ring of white pruina underneath each node. One of the most spectacular Phyllostachys for its growth rapidity. Particularly suited for Northern Europe.
Hardiness : - 20°C
Light : Full sun
Size : 12 to 18 m - Category : Giants
Ø of culms: 80 to 100 mm
Propagation : Rhizome cutting or clump division.
Needs : Protect from wind and snow because the thin-walled culms are liable to break. Fast growth and development. Hardy.
Uses : Hedge, grove. Alimentary.
Maintenance : It is recommended to attach 5 to 10 culms together to assure a better resistance against violent winds and snow.
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