Narihira bamboo (Semiarundinaria fastuosa)
S. fastuosa ~ S. fastuosa is a large and fast-growing bamboo forming clumps of dark green canes, bearing long, oblong leaves.
Can be invasive. Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil, in full sun or part shade.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Roof terrace
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Full Shade
South, East, West
Sheltered or Exposed
Cut back after flowering. Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.
Root cuttings, Division
Maintenance hours / year: