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Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri'
Common Name: Fallen Snow Bamboo Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Notes:
Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri' has long, variegated foliage up to 10 inches long and two inches wide with thin white parallel stripes down the leaves creating a frosted look. Avoid hot afternoon sun for best foliage colour. New culms emerge golden yellow with beautiful red margined culm sheaths. This is a running bamboo to about eight feet tall. It is the world's most northerly growing species hailing from the Kurile and Sakhalin Islands.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourGreen
TypeGrass Secondary Bloom Colour
Height6-10' Bloom Time
Spread5-8' FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Sun Part Shade Shade Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness6-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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