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botanical name:
Semiarundinaria fastuosa
Semiarundinaria fastuosa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Narihira Bamboo, Temple Bamboo, Japanese Palm Bamboo
synonyms:  Arundinaria fastuosa, Arundinaria narihira
family:  Bambusoideae
characteristics: bamboo, evergreen
height: 8.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Very upright growth habit with short side branches and very tall growing if the conditions suit. Good bold foliage of narrow lace-shaped leaves gives it an exotic appearance. The stiff, straight culms turn from green to purplish brown as they age. Slow spreading to make dense clumps, may run slightly.

cultivation:
Moist, fertile soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division in spring.

usage:
Specimen plant or tall screens and hedges. Useful where a tall plant is needed for a restricted space.

other notes:
Native to Japan and parts of China and Korea

RHS AGM

pronounced: SEM-ee-a-run-din-NAR-ee-uh fast-yoo-OW-suh

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