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BAMBOO Pleioblastus variegatus

(Arundinaria fortunei) - low tufted species forming dense thickets. Suitable for rock garden, 2-3' tall, silver variegated
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - linear leaves 14cm (5½in) long.
  • Height - 0.8-1.2m (32in-4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Bamboo - upright, woody bamboo with hollow, pale-green canes. Nodes have a white, waxy bloom.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune, Scottish plant hunter, in 1863.ideal for rock gardens or tubs/containers.
  • Place of origin - Japan.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
0.8-1.2m (32in-4ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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