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A picture of a Narihira Bamboo

Narihira Bamboo

Semiarundinaria fastuosa

Also known as

Temple Bamboo, Japanese Palm Bamboo, Narihiradake, Bamboo

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

2.5m

4m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

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Narihira Bamboo Overview

This species has a tall hollow stem, with purplish brown markings, with a white powder beneath the nodes. The mid green leaves are about 20cm long and appear towards the top of the stems.

Common problems with Narihira Bamboo

How to propagate Narihira Bamboo

Seed

You can propagate by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn. Specific cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Other uses of Narihira Bamboo

Hedging, ornamental. The woody stems can have many uses.