China (Zheijiang) * Withstands -28ºC
Dark green stems with knots underlined with clear white dust on the sheaths; flexible, dark green foliage.
Bamboo of good rusticity that grows everywhere, especially if the soil is well-drained.
Hedges, bushes, food.
Like Phyllostachts nidularia, this bamboo has a great reputation not only for its ornamental qualities but also for the taste of its young sprouts.