Pleioblastus pygmaeus ~ Pygmy Bamboo-ServeScape
Pleioblastus pygmaeus ~ Pygmy Bamboo-ServeScape
Pleioblastus pygmaeus ~ Pygmy Bamboo-ServeScape

Pygmy Bamboo

Pleioblastus pygmaeus

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Pygmy Bamboo is a dwarf running bamboo with slender pencil-sized green clums divided by distinctive purplish nodes and long palm-shaped foliage.  Grows best with part shade and moist well-drained soils.  Plant in a contained area to prevent over-spreading.  Drought tolerant.  


Orn. Grass


1' - 1.5'


1.5' - 2.5'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 10


Part SunFull Shade

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  Remove dead clums in spring after new growth begins.  Aphids, spider mites, mealybugs, and scale are occasional problems.  Prune back in spring.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland GardenRock Garden, Foundation Plantings, and containers. 

COMPANION PLANTS: MyrtleHosta, Hakone Grass

IMAGES: Photo by cultivar413161019 041 Chi Bot Gdn Bulb Garden, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Arundinaria pygmaea 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (3)

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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