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BAMBOO Phyllostachys bissettii

Commonly known as David Bisset bamboo

Fully hardy species. Splits from canes used for weaving in China. White striping on the culm
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Medium £45.00 each

  • Evergreen - dark-green dense foliage which appears fresh all year. Dense canopy.
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - indefinite.
  • Bamboo - very vigorous, spreading bamboo with grey-green, slightly arching canes.
  • Tall Shrub
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - late-season shoots continue growing into autumn giving second period of growth. Excellent for hedging. Wind (not salt) tolerant.
  • Place of origin - introduced in 1941 from Chengdu, Sichuan, China by David Bisset, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
6m (20ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person

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