Origin :South Japan
CHARACTERISTICS : Vertical growth habit. Upright dark green culms that turn a shade of purple as they grow older in the Autumn. From the base to the top of the culm, the foliage is dense and supple.
Hardiness : - 22°C
Light : Any exposure
Size : 5 to 9 m - Category : Medium
Ø of culms: 30 to 70 mm
Propagation : Rhizome cutting or clump division.
Needs : Adapts well to any situation, however the culm turns purple only when exposed to sunlight.
Uses : Hedge, windbreak, solitary clump, screen. Alimentary uses. Suitable for jardinières.
Maintenance : For pots, provide a healthy and well-drained soil and fertilize twice a year.
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