Chinese Dwarf (Bambusa guangxiensis)
Bambusa guangxiensis (Chinese Dwarf) - An incredibly lush and bushy bamboo. An excellent hedging bamboo or feature.
A hardy, smaller bamboo with a tidy, bushy growth habit perfect for wider garden beds or pots and troughs.
Dense foliage with dark green leaves. Makes an excellent privacy screen or controllable hedge.
Chinese Dwarf is extremely quick growing and can grown to 3m high within 2 growing seasons / years, or quicker if you purchase an established size. The Chinese Dwarf is low maintenance and drought tolerant once established.
Native to the lowlands of China.
|FULL NAME:||CHINESE DWARF
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||3-5m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||4cm|
|SHAPE:||Hedgeable to any shape - box, round|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy with leaf from ground to top|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Hedge, screen,
feature plant, windbreak
|KNOWN FOR:||Lush and bushy bamboo good for hedging|
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|BEST CLIMATE:||Full sun to full shade|
|TEMPERATURE RANGE:||to -4°C|
|WATERING:||Every other day for first month until established.|
|OPTIMIM FEEDING:||Twice a year (Spring & Autumn) - suggested Osmocote slow release 6mth|
|BEST SOIL:||Free draining soils with good organics turned over. Can mulch with a leaf litter (not tea tree). If soil is sand mix in organic matter. If clay mounding is recommended.|
|SHIPMENT OPTIONS:||200mm pots - can fit up to 6 in a special plant box.
300mm & 45L bags need to be trucked in, see our freight information page for approx pricing and delivery schedules.