Arrow bamboo is one of the best screening bamboo for windy balconies or exposed positions particularly in pots. It is a beautiful “Japanese” looking bamboo, elegant long dark green leathery leaves that are tolerable to australian conditions
Arrow bamboo extremely suitable for planter boxes or troughs where it cant escape.
Running bamboos are much more tolerable of being pot bound than clumping bamboos. Will look better long-term and stay fresh and green with some neglect.
Arrow bamboo does look best when irrigated automatically- say 10mins every day
Min pot size for max growth 60cm tall x 40cm wide x 1m long or larger.
- Psuedosasa Japonica
- Japan and Korea
- Full sun or shade
- 3-4m tall
Will tolerate very poor soil conditions
This is a spreading bamboo that will slowly spread like grass so it must be contained.