Planting Position: Can be planted almost anywhere in the garden in any part of the UK from full sun through to partial shade.
Soil: Any free draining damp soil, humus rich is the perfect choice, but Sasa Japonica Is an extremely versatile Bamboo.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for container and ground planting, if container planting is preferred keep in mind the plant will need re potting approximately every 2 years.
Eventual height and spread: Upto 6 metres with a 15-20 metre spread, to restrict the spread we recommend planting in a non-perishable root barrier.
Growth Speed; Quick
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading.
Flowering Period: Not Applicable
Pruning: Not necessary, unless you wish to restrict height.
Foliage: Olive green canes with mid to dark green leaves up to 30cm in length with a 7cm width.
Pseudosasa Japonica is an extremely tough and versatile Bamboo that is adaptable to a wide range of conditions it has no real special requirements, some liquid feed during the summer months will be beneficial but its not an absolute necessity. Can if you require be split into smaller plants this is best done in Autumn when the growing season is over and before the winter arrives or in early spring once the frost has cleared, but before the growing season begins, for details of how to do this please see our 'FAQ' section