Japan. Introduced in Europe in 1863.
Chigo-zasa. Shima dake. * Withstands -20ºC
The dense, shrubby foliage of upright size shows the vitality of this bamboo. The green and white/creamy bicolored leaves are its original trait.
Behaves perfectly in all conditions but the colors of the foliage have higher contrast if located in the sun.
Rocky terrain, small shrubs, slopes, pots, borders.
Bicolor dwarf bamboo, combining vigor and hardiness. Strongly recommended to fix the banks and slopes.