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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

Large £45.00 each
Pot size: 7.5 Litre

Mature Size

2.5 - 3m (8-10ft) bamboo Average Person

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  • 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.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Against a wall - or other sheltered location.
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.

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