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Sasa veitchii

Family: Poaceae

Common names: BAMBOO, KUMA ZASA

Native to: Japan

Sentiments: candid, devoted, durability and longevity, friend of china, symbol of graceful strength


Type: grass

Forms: erect, spreading

Max height: 6.3 feet

Max width: 2.75 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Exposure: shade, sun

Landscape use: hedge or edging

Propagates by: seed

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -10 to +40 °F

Water: moist