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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
Further Reading....
  • 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.

BAMBOO Phyllostachys flexuosa

 
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    The fresh green leaves retain their colour throughout winter.
    Place of origin
    China.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • 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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