Plant Encyclopedia
Sasa Veitchii - Dwarf Sasa

Sasa Veitchii - Dwarf Sasa

Type Shrub, Grass, Ground cover, Container-friendly, Evergreen
Size Medium Border (50-100cm height)
Form Spreading arching
Colours Variegated green-white Foliage
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast growing

Sasa develops a distinctive cream outer edge to the leaf, a feature which remains throughout the winter. This interesting leaf colouring coupled with the controlled spreading habit of the plant are Sasas USP; forming into a shimmering carpet of hip high foliage Sasa is a low fuss high impact foliage plant that provides impact throughout the year.

Cultivation tips: Sasa is a low growing member of the Bamboo family that is often planted in groups as ground cover among dappled shade; it is especially useful stabilizing banks and planting in tough spots. It is a compact evergreen that grows to 1- 1.5 metres tall, but its roots will rapidly spread if not contained. It prefers part sun to full shade and will grow on any well drained fertile soil other than chalk.
View all plants in Genus Sasa
Need to search again? Enter a plant name in full or part:


Use either the common name or the latin name.
Click here to find out where you can buy Sasa Veitchii - Dwarf Sasa
©www.Plant-Encyclopedia.net