Geographic Origin: Originates from Japan, it also grows in Korea and in Russia (Sakhaline Island).
Adult size: 1.5 to 3.5 m. in height.
Cane diameter: 0,2 to 2,5 cm.
Type of soil: Type of soil.
Exposure: Partial shade or sun.
Root development: Runner root system (spreading variety).
Characteristics and uses:
This bamboo has elongated, shiny green leaves. It has an open yet slightly weeping shape.
It can be planted in clumps, in a hedge or thicket or in a planter.
The young shoots are edible. It is one of the most prized varieties among the Japanese.
Sasa bamboo can also be used around a swimming pool
Shrubs and trees around a swimming pool By Jean-Michel Groult.