Geographic Origin: Originates from Japan.
Adult size: 1,5 to 2 m. in height.
Diameter of cane: 0,3 to 0,5 cm.
Type of soil: Moist and deep. Does not like excessive chalk.
Root development: Runner root system (spreading variety).
Properties and uses:
The leaves of this bamboo are dark green and hairless, they are between 15 to 28cm long and 3 to 6cm wide.
This hardy bamboo is especially suitable for use in borders, groups or in single clumps.
The word "tsuboiana" is a reference to the famous Japanese botanist Isuke Tsuboi. This bamboo is also called: Sasaella tsuboiana.
Sasa bamboo can also be used around a swimming pool
• Shrubs and trees around a swimming pool By Jean-Michel Groult.