Arrow Bamboo (Pseudosasa japonica) 60-80
Arrow Bamboo, or Metake, Green onion bamboo (Pseudosasa japonica) 60-80cm
Pseudosasa can be clump-forming or spreading bamboos with hollow canes and dark green, lance-shaped leaves; panicles of green or brownish flower spikelets may appear at any time of year.
It is a vigorous and tough, spreading, evergreen bamboo to 6m in height, forming a thicket of green canes with copious narrow, shiny green leaves to 25cm in length
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Can be invasive. To maintain vigour apply a balanced fertiliser at least once each growing season. After flowering cut back hard and feed using a balanced fertiliser.
Ultimate height 4-8 metres
Ultimate spread 2.5-4 metres
Time to ultimate height 10-20 years
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Neutral or Alkaline
Loam, Clay or Sand
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