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Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata'


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Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata' also known as Sasaella glabra Albostriata, fuiri-shiiya-zasa or the white-striped hairy bamboo. This particular type of bamboo is clump forming and very hardy. This low growing evergreen bamboo has brightly coloured green and white/creamy yellow leaves giving it a unique look. Canes are thin and can reach heights of up to 2 metres. Suitable for container growing and is an excellent ground cover bamboo (We recommend using: Bamboo Root Barrier)

  • Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade
  • Foliage: Evergreen variegated white/cream/yellow and green striped
  • Habit: Clump-forming
  • Origin:Japan (Honshu)
  • Growth rate: Medium to fast
  • Use: Ground Cover, Containers
  • Eventual height: 1.0m-1.5m (5-10 years)
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m-2.5m (5-10 years
  • Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK -15 to -10
  • Common name: White-striped hairy bamboo, fuiri-shiiya-zasa 

It is best to cut back to the ground each year (in early spring) to reinvigorate growth

We recommend using: Bamboo Root Barrier for this bamboo as it will spread unless the roots are contained.

Eventual Size of Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata' Eventual Size of Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata'
Eventual size after 10 years
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