A picture of a Japanese Bamboo

Japanese Bamboo

Dracaena surculosa

Also known as

Gold Dust Dracaena, Spotted Dracaena, Bamboo Dracaena

Dracaena surculosa by Obsidian Soul (CC0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Japanese Bamboo Overview

Dracaena surculosa is an evergreen tree or shrub species from the Asparagaceae family. Commonly known by the names Japanese Bamboo and Gold Dust Dracaena, amongst others. It produces linear to lance-shaped leaves that are typically clustered at the tips of branches and feature yellow-white speckles. Flowers are small, delicate, coloured green-white and lead onto orange-red berries. Dracaena surculosa is a popular houseplant that can be moved outdoors in summer. In climates with warm weather all year round, it grows well in sheltered positions.

Common problems with Japanese Bamboo

How to propagate Japanese Bamboo

Cuttings

Special features of Japanese Bamboo

Attractive leaves

Pot plant

Indoor plant