Silverstripe (Bambusa multiplex cv Silverstripe)
Has fine white stripes on many of its leaves and exotic pink striped shoots that fade with age. Usually grows 5m high with cascading culms except when grown under canopy. A strikingly beautiful plant.
Bambusa multiplex cv Silverstripe
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||5-8m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||4cm|
|SHAPE:||Upright / straight|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/4|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Screen, windbreak, feature plant|
|KNOWN FOR:||Leaves have fine white stripes, exotic pink new shoots|
|OK FOR POTS?||Prefers to be in the ground|
|BEST CLIMATE:||Full sun to part shade|
|TEMPERATURE RANGE:||to -12°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.
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