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Pleioblastus viridistriatus

Bamboo

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Features

  • Height1m to 2m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.45m
  • Growth HabitTufted

Description

Pleioblastus viridistriatus (Bamboo). This is an upright bamboo with hairy nodes and purple-green canes, the leaves are linear and medium-green.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Bamboo

Origin

China & Japan

Interest and use

Used for hedging as well as for ornamental purposes. The woody stems can have many uses. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy, They should be planted in loose, moist, well-drained soil with sun or partial-shade, make sure you water well in the summer. You can propagate by division.

Propagation

Division in early spring

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects

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