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Sasa kurilensis 'Shimofuri'


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


Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Grass

Bloom Time:

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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