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Pleioblastus chino vaginatus variegatus

Pleioblastus chino vaginatus variegatus map # 36
origin Japan
max height 2m (6')
max dia. 1.25cm
(.5")
min temp. -12C (10F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
3
Planted 5/95. Approximately 6 feet tall when this picture was taken (11/02). This bamboo has small, narrow, hairless, white-striped leaves.



Pleioblastus distichus - Dwarf fernleaf

Picture of Pleioblastus distichus map# 9
origin Japan
max height 0.6m (2')
max dia. 0.6cm
(.25")
min temp. -12C (10F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
3
Planted 10/90. Approximately 1 foot tall. A ground cover bamboo with leaves about 1 inch long, arranged in even rows.



Pleioblastus hindsii

Pleioblastus hindsii map # 29
origin Japan
max height 5m (15')
max dia. 2.5cm
(1")
min temp. -18C (0F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
4
Planted 11/90. Approximately 20 feet tall when this picture was taken (11/02).



Pleioblastus pygmaeus - Pygmy bamboo

Pleioblastus pygmaeus map # 3
origin Japan
max height 0.6m (2')
max dia. 0.3cm
(.13")
min temp. -12C (10F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
3
Planted 4/90. We periodically trim this plant. It is pictured here at about 4 feet tall (12/02).



Pleioblastus shibuyanus 'Tsuboi'

Pleioblastus shipbuyanus 'Tsuboi' map # 33
origin Japan
max height 2m (7')
max dia. 0.6cm
(.25")
min temp. -18C (0F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
3
Planted 5/93. The Tsuboi is pictured here in the foreground. The leaves are small and white-striped. At one point this planting was removed for the transplanting, but the removal later proved to be incomplete. Slowly the plant reemerged and reached the height of 5 feet at the time this picture was taken (11/02).



Pleioblastus variegatus - Dwarf whitestripe bamboo

Picture of Pleioblastus variegatus map # 12, 22
origin Japan
max height 1.2m (4')
max dia. 0.5cm
(.25")
min temp. -23C (-10F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
2
Planted 7/91 (#12). Approximately 2.5 feet tall. The leave are green and white striped. Another name for this bamboo is "Pleioblastus fortunei".



Latest update: 12/16/02
Designer: M. Quinol
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