Origin :Japan
CHARACTERISTICS : This attractive and elegant bamboo produces pleasing sprays of gently arching foliage. Dense bright leaves. The young culms that appear in Autumn are covered with marble-like sheathes which is where its Latin name originates from.
Hardiness : - 16°C
Light : Any exposure
Size : 2 to 2,50 m - Category : Small
Ø of culms: 8 to 10 mm
Propagation : Rhizome cutting or clump division.
Needs : Likes fresh soil. Overpowered by strong sun. Provide a shady place. Planted in the ground, the young culms that develops in the Autumn can suffer from frost (-10°C.).
Uses : Clump, riverbank, hedge. Suitable for pots or jardinières.
Maintenance : For pots, provide a healthy and well-drained soil and fertilize twice a year. If kept inside, need light.
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