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Sasa kurilensis simofuri

Picture of Sasa kurilensis sumofuri map # new
origin Japan
max height 1.8m (6')
max dia. 1.25cm (0.5")
min temp. -18C (0F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
2
Planted 10/98. Approximately 0.9 meters (3 feet) tall. This bamboo has beautiful leaves. They are variegated with white raking stripes on a blue green background.



Sasa palmata

picture of Sasa palmata map # 54
origin Japan
max height 2m (7')
max dia. 1.25cm (0.5")
min temp. -21C (-5F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
2
Planted 5/94. Approximately 1.2 meters (4 feet) tall. This bamboo has a tropical appearance, with leaves that are up to 40cm (15") long. Our resident squirrels like to eat the new culms of this plant.



Sasa veitchii - Kuma-zasa

Picture of Sasa veitchii — Kuma zaza map # 34
origin Japan
max height 1.5m (5')
max dia. 0.6cm (0.25")
min temp. -18C (0F)
shade-sun
(1-5)
2
Planted 5/93. Approximately 0.9 meters (3 feet) tall. This bamboo has dark green leaves which dry around the edges in the fall, giving the plant a very striking appearance. The plant becomes all green again when the new growth arrives in the spring and summer.



Latest update: 2/8/03
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