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Pleioblastus pumilis

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Features

  • Height0.8m
  • Spread3m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Pleioblastus pumilis. This dwarf bamboo has lush green culms and upright dark green leaves. This plant is also known as

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Bamboo

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Grown as a ground-cover plant, in container in the garden and as an indoor plant.

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Needs

  • LightAny
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist or Wet to moist

Cultivation

This plant can withstand poor soil, deep shade and extreme cold. If growing in a container, feed occasionally.

Propagation

By seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn. Selected cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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