Phyllostachys bambusoides
Origin :China, India. Introduced in Japan for long.
CHARACTERISTICS : Straight culms, occasionally forming a zigzag at the base. Supple dark green foliage. Late sprouting of shoots.
Hardiness : - 18°C
Light : Full sun
Size : 15 to 20 m - Category : Giants
Ø of culms: 70 to 110 mm
Propagation : Rhizome cutting or clump division.
Needs : No specific care required but needs a combination of a good climate, healthy soil and careful cultivation.
Uses : Solitary clump, grove, hedge, alimentary. Highly valued construction culms.
Maintenance : Every two years in Winter, thin out the dry culms aged five and more years.
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