Malay Dwarf Green (Bambusa heterostachya)

$38.00
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This attractive erect green ornamental makes a nice smaller statement in the garden or creates a great controllable hedge. Will grow taller than its specified height with no lower leaves when grown in a canopy.


Also commonly known as Gigantochloa sp var Malay Dwarf or Bambusa heterostachya.

FULL NAME: MALAY DWARF GREEN
Bambusa heterostachya
 
HEIGHT WHEN MATURE: 5-6m
 
POLE DIAMETER MATURE: 3cm
 
SHAPE: Upright / straight with some randoms
 
LEAF FORMATION: Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/3
 
SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE: 1.5m between plants
 
LANDSCAPE OPTIONS: Hedge, screen,
feature plant, windbreak
 
KNOWN FOR: Great prunable hedge with a tight clump, straight poles
 
OK FOR POTS? Prefers to be in the ground
 
BEST CLIMATE: Full sun to part shade
 
TEMPERATURE RANGE: to -2°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.

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