Planting Position: Equally happy in full sun through to semi shade away from exposed windy sites.
Soil: Like most Bamboo Semi Arundinaria is highly adaptable, for best results ensure a moist well drained area. Happy in Alkaline through to Acid
Suitable for container planting: Most definitely. Due to its compactness and upright structure this Bamboo makes an excellent choice for pot planting, looks fabulous if you’re looking to add height and structure to a patio or balcony design
Eventual Height and Spread: In the UK it can and often does reach 5 metres tall with a 2.5 metres spread. In terms of spreading this is an extremely well behaved Phyllostachys
Bamboo Growth Speed: A relatively quick growing Bamboo, with 3 - 4 new culms per year, the new ones are always taller than the old.
Flowering Period: Not applicable.
Pruning: Not necessary.
Winter Hardy: Yes suitable for the coldest parts of the UK to -20.
This Bamboo has no specific requirements, use a general purpose fertiliser during the growing season ideally something with a high nitrogen content to promote new growth, and always ensure an adequate water supply. It has no specific requirements during winter.