Thai Silk Fine Leaf (Bambusa nana)
A stunning bamboo with very small leaves, tight clumping growth habit and near solid culms/poles.
The Thai Silk Bamboo is a beautiful ornamental and a must have for serious garden enthusiasts.
|FULL NAME:||THAI SILK FINE LEAF
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||6-7m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||5cm|
|SHAPE:||Upright / straight|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/3|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Screen, windbreak, feature plant|
|KNOWN FOR:||Dense strong green poles with long silk-like leaves cascading down|
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|BEST CLIMATE:||Full sun to part shade|
|TEMPERATURE RANGE:||to -9°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.