Non-invasive bamboo. It does not spread, has a shallow root ball, is fast growing and drought tolerant once established.
It is best trimmed to 2-3 metres or shorter. However, it will grow 4-5 metres tall and 2-3 metres wide.
Spacing - for a large hedge space 1 metre apart or for a short hedge 50centremetres apart.
Water well (daily) for a minimum of 6 weeks when first planted, and fertilise quarterly.