Malay Dwarf Green (Bambusa heterostachya)
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
|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.