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BAMBOO Chimonobambusa quadrangularis
Commonly known as Square-stemmed bamboo
Rare species requiring shelter but which is highly invasive. New shoots can appear several feet from the old stems
Good to know - syn. Arundinaria quadrangularis. Older canes become square in cross-section.
Pests & Diseases - slugs on emerging shoots.
Place of Origin - southeastern China, Taiwan.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Height - 2.5 - 3m (8-10ft)
Spread - indefinite.
Bamboo - vigorous, spreading, rhizomatous bamboo. Forms loose clumps of erect canes.
Evergreen - lance-shaped, dark-green leaves 20cm (8in) long are produced from prominent cane nodes.
Against a wall - or other sheltered location.
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
Bamboo - Care Guide
2.5 - 3m (8-10ft)
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5