Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri' has long, variegated foliage up to 10x2" long and wide with thin white parallel stripes.
Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri' has long, variegated foliage up to 10 inches long and two inches wide with thin white parallel stripes down the leaves creating a frosted look. Avoid hot afternoon sun for best foliage colour. New culms emerge golden yellow with beautiful red margined culm sheaths. This is a running bamboo to about eight feet tall. It is the world's most northerly growing species hailing from the Kurile and Sakhalin Islands.
Common Name: Fallen Snow Bamboo
Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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