Stripestem Fernleaf (Bambusa multiplex cv Stripestem fernleaf)
Deep green culms (poles) striped with a lighter green / yellow, with starburst clusters of leaves on each twig. Forms a dense, clump relatively upright clump. Makes an excellent living screen or hedge. Native to China.
A cultivar of the Oriental Hedging bamboo species. Cold tolerant.
|FULL NAME:||STRIPESTEM FERNLEAF
Bambusa multiplex cv Stripestem fernleaf
|HEIGHT WHEN MATURE:||3-4m|
|POLE DIAMETER MATURE:||1.5cm|
|LEAF FORMATION:||Bushy at top, culms visible at bottom 1/4|
|SUGGESTED PLANTING DISTANCE:||1.5m between plants|
|LANDSCAPE OPTIONS:||Hedge, screen,
|KNOWN FOR:||Deep & light green poles, starburst leaves|
|OK FOR POTS?||✓|
|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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