One of the many manageable bamboos,for us a pleasant, evergreen woodland ground cover to brighten dark spaces alternating with groups of evergreen ferns, farfugiums and Reineckia carnea, It deepens the perspective of your land offering intriguing vistas to explore. To make strolling the area more comfortable it can be mowed down in early Spring every other year to grow only about foot high. Also a good Doorstep flower if kept in a large shallow container and fertilized occasionally. Ideal to keep unsightly, unpractical roadside slopes from washing down in torrential rains, even marking the edge of the road at night. Like all bamboos it enjoys occasional heavy downpours or managed overhead irrigation.
Zone 6 to 9