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BAMBOO Indocalamus tessellatus

Commonly known as Large-leaved bamboo

Grows to 1 to 1.5 metres in height. Spreading
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Available autumn 2020 -
£20.00 each

  • Evergreen - oblong to lance-shaped, hairless, glossy, dark grey-green leaves to 60cm (24in) long
  • Height - 1-2m (3-6½ft), usually less in cultivation
  • Spread - indefinite
  • Bamboo - moderately-spreading bamboo forming dense thickets of bright green drooping canes to 1cm (½in) across. Each node usually produces one branch.
  • 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 - tolerates full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be grown in a container
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, occasionally
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
1-2m (3-6½ft), usually less in cultivation
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person

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