a newly planted screen
Photo copyright: Ned Jaquith, 2019

Pleioblastus chino

Maximum Height: 12 feet
Container Height: 10 feet
Diameter: 0.8 inches
Hardiness: 5 F
Recommended for USDA zone 7 through 10

This plant makes an excellent screen or hedge about 10 feet tall.  It becomes very thick with leaves, and the canes grow close together.  It is vigorous and tough. This narrow screen in this picture is newly planted and will become more dense next year.

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