Bamboo 'Shima-shimofuri' Sasa kurilensis 'Shima-shimofuri' (v)

bamboo 'Shima-shimofuri'


S. kurilensis 'Shima-shimofuri' is a spreading bamboo with slender canes up to 2m in height, bearing leaves to 30cm in length, variably striped with creamy-white

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      bamboo 'Shima-shimofuri'

    • Common names

      Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      2.5-4 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Remove weak, dead, damaged or spindly stems in spring and thin to show off stems to best effect. Cut out any flowering shoots promptly to discourage more from forming

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Hedging & Screens Ground Cover Architectural

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by young rhizome cuttings and the division of established plants in Spring

  • insectPests

    Slugs may damage new shoots

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free