at a distance
maintained and mowed as a lawn.
Common name: Dwarf Fernleaf Bamboo
Height: 2 feet
Hardiness: -5º F
USDA Zone 6 - 10.
Also called Pleioblastus pygmaeus var. distichus,
one of the smallest bamboos. The most noticeable characteristic of this bamboo
is the very tough and erect leaf texture.
The leaves fan out in
groups of 5 or so, making them
look very much like
little palm or fern
leaves. It is similar to but a little hardier than
both are root hardy to well below zero Fahrenheit. Due to its small leaves, it is
also nicely suited for a bonsai plant.
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