Geographic Origin: Originates from the Chinese province of Anhui, in the southeast.
Adult size: 4.5 to 7 m. in height.
Cane diameter: 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).
Properties and uses:
The canes of this bamboo are a very pronounced dark green and their base is covered with crimson brown smudges. Its leaves are green. It is happy planted alone or as part of a hedge or copse.