Clump forming bamboo with dark green (evergreen) foliage which stays fresh-looking all year round. White strips on the culm. Bushy dense foliage. Ht up to 6m, but this strain seems to stay shorter than that. Fully hardy to -15degrees. Plant in full sun or dappled shade. Avoid situations where these plants get consistent north and east winds without windbreak protection. Rabbit proof. Hardy & easy screening.