Pseudosasa japonica                                                      "Japanese Arrow Bamboo"

Height: 14' to 20'
Canopy Width: 3' to 25'
Culm Diameter: " to "
Hardiness: 0 F
Light Tolerance: 1 through 4
USDA Range: 7 through 10
2 gallon:  $25
5 gallon:  $45
10 gallon: $65

     "Japanese Arrow Bamboo" is perhaps the most widely cultivated bamboo in the United States. It is quite different from bamboo of the Phyllostachys genus. It produces a profusion of slender culms that grow tightly together, forming a dense hedge, with large, dark green foliage, having a somewhat tropical appearance.
    P. japonica is a tough and versatile bamboo that will thrive in shade but also grows well in a sunny location.  It is wind tolerant and found in many gardens along the coast of Oregon, Washington, and California.
    It makes a great container plant and it's large leaves, with the ability to tolerate low light, will succeed in most indoor conditions where other bamboos would fail. 
    It is a good choice when a 15 foot tall, very dense, evergreen screen is desired. It can be pruned to almost any height and we have seen several cases where it has been sheared into a rigid, square hedge. The culm retains a tan colored outer covering called a "culm sheath" which creates a checkered contrast with the green culm.

Noah Bell, Shweeash Bamboo

Noah Bell, Shweeash Bamboo
Pseudosasa japonica, contained by rhizome barrier.
Elegant, large leaves.
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