Ke-oroshima-chiku (Japan) * Withstands -18ºC
Similar to Pleioblastus Distichus, but its leaves are altogether smaller. The leaves often turn brown in autumn and fall in winter, with the exception of two or three remaining at the end of the stems.
Well-drained land as it cannot withstand excess water especially in autumn and winter.
Borders, lawns, rocky terrain, under the trees, bonsai
Trimmed once or twice a year, forms superb green carpets.