(syn. Fargesia papyrifera)
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Originating from Yunnan, China
Large, vigorous, clump-forming bamboo with tall thick canes, that are powdery blue-grey when young, maturing to olive green with silvery-buff sheaths. The canes arch over as the foliage develops.
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade, prefers a sheltered position.
Eventual mature plant size :