Small in size and densly compact in form with many very small leaves on each branch. New shoots and young culms are red with green stripes - the red eventually changes to yellow as the culm matures. Always a mixture of beautiful colors as the culms are in various stages of development.
Can grow to 8' tall with 1/4" diameter culms in Florida - usually smaller. Minimum temp. 12 degrees F. Min USDA zone: 8b. Click to find your zone.