Himalayan Weeping (Drepanostachyum falcatum)
An exquisite graceful cold-tolerant bamboo with slender cascading culms with thick sprays of fine long light green leaves on multiple branch clusters. Prefers shade or cool climate, will not tolerate full sun. Dappled light preferred or afternoon shade. A stunning garden specimen, ideal for interplanting amongst taller items.
|FULL NAME:||HIMALAYAN WEEPING
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||2-3m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||8cm|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/4|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Feature plant|
|KNOWN FOR:||graceful weeping appearance|
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|BEST CLIMATE:||Part 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.