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BAMBOO Phyllostachys flexuosa

Commonly known as Zigzag bamboo

Tall growing bamboo with edible young shoots in spring and green canes. A good screening bamboo which, although it is fairly slow to form large clumps is not very invasive
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Medium £45.00 each

  • Evergreen - narrowly lance-shaped fresh green leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Height - 2-10m (6-33ft)
  • Spread - indefinite.
  • Bamboo - clump-forming bamboo. Slightly ribbed, slender, arching canes.which are bright-green at first, turning yellow-brown to almost black with age. Has a waxy white bloom below the nodes.
  • 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 - the fresh green leaves retain their colour throughout winter.
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
2-10m (6-33ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person
  indefinite.
 

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