White Striped Dwarf Bamboo
Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||sa-za-EL-la mas-a-mun-i-A-na al-bo-stry-AY-ta|
|Lore||Bamboo plants flower but once in their lifetime and when they do it is simultaneous all over the world.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to only 3 to 5 ft. high, spreads by underground stems.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This strong grower is ideal for contained areas in Asian inspired gardens where it may not travel indiscriminately. Creates a fine cool tone accent to brighten greenery in tropical compositions. Also makes a fine container plant which becomes strongly architectural in sleek modern pots or decorated Chinese ceramics.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Elderberry (Sambucus); Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Painted Fern (Athyrium); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11