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Botanical name: Pseudosasa japonica
Other names: Arrow bamboo, Metake
Species: P. japonica - P. japonica is a fast-growing, tough evergreen bamboo with dense green canes and long, shiny green lance-shaped leaves.
Pseudosasa japonica is: Evergreen
Flower: Brown, Green in Summer
Foliage: Green in All seasons
Habit: Arching, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: After flowering cut back hard and feed using a balanced fertiliser. Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Pseudosasa japonica (Arrow bamboo) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace
Cultivation: Can be invasive. Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Maintain vigour by applying a balanced fertiliser each summer.
Soil type: Loamy, Clay, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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