Toocu-chu (China), Shihou-chiku (Japan) *Withstands -15ºC. Foliage and new sprouts are damaged below -10ºC.
Stems with quadrangular sections; prominent nodes with root outcrops. Beautiful, flexible and glossy leaves 20 to 25 cm long. Columnar bearing.
Reserve a sheltered place for this bamboo, as its young sprouts, that appear in autumn, suffer with strong frosts.
Isolated tufts, massifs, pots, flowerbeds.
This bamboo is original because of its square-section stems but also very decorative because of its cascading foliage. Beautiful plant for balconies or well-lit interiors.