Geographic Origin: Originates from the southeast of China, in the province of Henan, it is also found in Shanghaï, Zhejiang province and in Hong Kong.
Adult size: 8 to 10 m. in height.
Diameter of cane: 1,5 to 2,5 cm.
Type of soil: Moist and deep. Does not like excessive chalk.
Exposure: Partial shade or sun.
Root development: Runner root system (spreading variety).
Characteristics and uses:
The green canes of this bamboo are covered with large black and brown marks. Its leaves are green.
It can be planted in clumps, a hedge, copse or in a pot.
Its young shoots are edible.