Height: 6ft (180cm)
Hardy, full sun, partial shade, well-drained, moist soil. Grows to 300cm, spread 250cm. Time to divide plants: March to May.
Phyllostachys bissetii or as it’s sometimes called David Bisset bamboo is a striking bamboo very garden worthy bamboo. Bissettii is extremely useful as a bamboo that always looks fresh and healthy with its glossy deep green canes which when young are covered in an attractive grey downy powder. The foliage is also the same depending green, slightly glossy in appearance and produced in profusion.