Malay Dwarf Varigated (Bambusa heterostachya variegated)
An attractive, bushy ornamental clumping bamboo originating from Malaysia. Leaves are variegated (striped) with beautiful green and cream colours Makes a statement in the garden and creates a great controllable hedge or screen.
|FULL NAME:||MALAY DWARF VARIAGATED
Bambusa heterostachya variegated
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||2.5-3m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||3cm|
|SHAPE:||Hedge / upright|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy with leaf from ground to top|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|KNOWN FOR:||dense & bushy with striped leaves,
prune to shape
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|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.