Other Common Names: Arrow Bamboo
Average Height: 14 feet.
Average diameter: Less than 1 inch
Zone: 6-11 (Hardy to 5 degrees Fahrenheit)
Light Requirements: Shade or Sun
Best Use: Privacy Screening, Fences, Container, Near The Ocean,
Arrow Bamboo is unique for lots of reasons, one being that the Japanese literally use to make arrows out of this plant! A great option for those looking for a screen that’s not “too” high, it generally grows between 8-18 feet. Leaves also grow low on the plant making a nice dense screen. This is considered a cold hardy variety, but it doesn’t do well in dry air. On the contrary, it’s one bamboo variety that can handle salty, humid air-such as that near oceans. This also is considered a fast growing bamboo, but is not as aggressive as other running species.