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Yushania anceps - (Mitford.)Yi.
                 
Common Name Ringal
Family Poaceae or Gramineae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found at heights of 3000 metres[25].
Range E. Asia - N.W. Himalayas
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Half Hardy Moist Soil Full shade Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Yushania anceps Ringal


Yushania anceps Ringal
   
Physical Characteristics
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Yushania anceps is an evergreen Bamboo growing to 4.5 m (14ft 9in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. It is in leaf 12-Jan. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
Arundinaria anceps. Arundinaria jaunsarensis. Fargesia jaunsarensis. Sinarundinaria anceps

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge; not Deep Shade; Hedge;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Basketry;  Hedge;  Hedge;  Plant support.

Canes are used as plant supports and in basketry, they must be properly ripened[25, 158, 195]. The plant makes an attractive hedge or screen, eventually becoming very dense[195].
Cultivation details
Prefers an open loam of fair quality[200] and a position sheltered from cold drying winds[11]. Succeeds on peaty soils. Requires abundant moisture and plenty of organic matter in the soil[1, 11]. Grows well in light woodland[122]. A very ornamental plant[11], it often loses its leaves in winter but is very hardy in Britain[25]. Another report says that it is only hardy in the milder areas of Britain whilst yet another says that it tolerates temperatures down to about -20°c. The rhizome is running and can be invasive[11, 25, 122]. It is fairly easy to control, however, because the new shoots are brittle and easily broken off of the plant. New shoots are produced from late May[25]. This species is notably resistant to honey fungus[200]. Plants often flower in Britain, sometimes continuously over a number of years, they are not monocarpic and often produce viable seed[122]. Plants can be badly weakened by flowering but they usually recover, however they are likely to be killed if they are given artificial NPK fertilizers at this time[122].
Propagation
Seed - surface sow as soon as it is ripe in a greenhouse at about 20°c. Do not allow the compost to dry out. Germination usually takes place fairly quickly so long as the seed is of good quality, though it can take 3 - 6 months. Grow on in a lightly shaded place in the greenhouse until the seedlings are large enough to plant out, which could take a few years. Seed is rarely available. Division in late spring[25]. Best done as the new shoots first appear above ground[25]. Take divisions with at least three canes in the clump, trying to cause as little root disturbance to the main plant as possible. Grow them on in light shade in a greenhouse in pots of a high fertility sandy medium. Mist the foliage regularly until plants are established. Plant them out into their permanent positions when a good root system has developed, which can take a year or more[200]. Basal cane cuttings[25].

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Conservation Status
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