Fortune bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Running Species, Running species for feature or ornamental

Pleioblastus fortuneii (Fortune bamboo)

Running Species: Pleioblastus fortuneii

Common Name: Fortune bamboo

Maximum Height: 1m

Culm Diameter: 10mm

Minimum Temperature: – 5°C

Origin: Japan

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $33

 

This plant has bold green and white variegated leaves. It can be kept short by mowing or clipping back the foliage to the ground level, in the spring before the plant sends up new shoots.

An excellent ground cover that grows well in the shade. Also grows well in a pot. can be used for landscaping, around ponds and pools.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Erosion Control Full Sun
Landslip Control Full Shade
Dust Suppression Partial Sun
Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Indoors
Shading Hot Environments
Carbon Sequestration Cold Environments
Stock Feed Cities
Landscaping Suburban Areas
Decorative Rural Areas

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