Bamboo Pleioblastus chino f. elegantissimus
Geographic Origin: Originates from Japan.
Adult size: 1 to 2.5 m. in height.
Type of soil: Moist and deep. Does not like excessive chalk.
Exposure: Partial shade or sun.
Root development: Weak runner root system (slight spreading variety).
Plantation density: 4 / m².
Characteristics and uses:
It has small leaves that are variegated with a creamy white along their length.
It can be planted as a low hedge or grown in a tub or planter; it also does very well when grown in groups.
This bamboo is very tolerant of pruning.