Bambusa multiplex
Origin :Cochin China
CHARACTERISTICS : Caespitose. The dense foliage has a silvery grey colour underneath. The tips of the culms hang down.
Hardiness : - 9°C
Light : Any exposure
Size : 3 to 12 m - Category : Medium
Ø of culms: 10 to 40 mm
Propagation : Clump division or culm cutting.
Needs : Tropical bamboo resists temperature as low as -9°C. Plant in a sheltered spot. Inside or in veranda, provide sufficient light and hygrometry.
Uses : Low hedge, solitary clump, screen. Suitable for pots and jardinières.
Maintenance : Wrap straw around the clump to provide winter protection. For pots, provide a healthy and well-drained soil and fertilize twice a year.
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