Kanzan Chiku (Japan) *Withstands -15ºC.
Dark green stalk, not very prominent knots, long and narrow dark green leaves, 15 to 30 cm long 1 to 2 cm wide. The long knots are used for the manufacture of flutes. The young shoots are edible and highly appreciated.
It fears salty fogs and dry cold weather
Hedges , for wind sheltering, massifs, food.
Excellent hedge for winds, upright bearing, dark green. Young shoots are highly appreciated in Japan.