Semiarundinaria fastuosa ‘Viridis’ Temple Bamboo


Semiarundinaria fastuosa 'Viridis’ Temple Bamboo


This is the green form of the species Semiarundinaria fastuosa. Temple Bamboo is a tall, erect, columnar bamboo that will grow to almost 35′, making it a great selection for narrow areas. Most of the foliage is on the top 1/2 to 1/3 of the culm. This variety of Temple Bamboo has green culms.  Although a runner, it is not as aggressive as most bamboos.  Temple bamboo creates a dense forming screen or hedge. It makes a very nice container plant.

Semiarundinaria fastuosa ‘Viridis’
Common name:  Temple bamboo.
Synonyms:  Arundinaria fastuosa.
Height x Diameter:  30′ x 1.5″.
Minimum temperature:  -5°f.
USDA zone 7-10
Light:  Full sun.
Culm:  Green.
Uses:  Narrow hedge, screen, grove, wind break.
Distribution:  Japan, Taiwan and China.
Spread:  Running.


The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Semiarundinaria fastuosa ‘Viridis’, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. You plant will be approximately 1-2 years old,  2'-4' tall and with 1-3 culms (canes).

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