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Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata' /Variegated Tootsik Bamboo

Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata'  / Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata'
Close-up image of the variegated foliage
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Close-up image of the variegated foliage

Overview of mature plants

A thick mass of bamboo in the gardens at Villa Carlotta on Lake Como in Italy

Green and white variegated foliage

Close view of variegated foliage

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Scientific Name: Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata'
Common Name: Variegated Tootsik Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Variegated Plants
Comments: This selection is noted for its handsome green and white variegated foliage. Healthy plantings can be aggressive so some type of containment may be necessary to keep plants from spreading. Provide a fertile, well drained soil for bamboos, but they can generally tolerate a wide range of growing conditions.