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botanical name:
Semiarundinaria fastuosa
Semiarundinaria fastuosa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Narihira Bamboo, Temple Bamboo, Japanese Palm Bamboo
synonyms:  Arundinaria fastuosa, Arundinaria narihira
family:  Bambusoideae
characteristics: bamboo, evergreen
height: 8.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Very upright growth habit with short side branches and very tall growing if the conditions suit. Good bold foliage of narrow lace-shaped leaves gives it an exotic appearance. The stiff, straight culms turn from green to purplish brown as they age. Slow spreading to make dense clumps, may run slightly.

Moist, fertile soil in sun or part shade.

By division in spring.

Specimen plant or tall screens and hedges. Useful where a tall plant is needed for a restricted space.

other notes:
Native to Japan and parts of China and Korea


pronounced: SEM-ee-a-run-din-NAR-ee-uh fast-yoo-OW-suh

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