Sasaella masamuneana ‘Albostriata’



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 

Eventual Plant Size

Please note all images are for illustrative purposes only, depending on the season or time of year the plant you receive may be different than pictured.


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