Bisset Hedging Screening Bamboos
Bisset Bamboo. Bisset Hedging Bamboos.
Maintains its dark emerald green appearance even in the harshest of winters. Dense and supple foliage.
Since the bamboo is a medium grower, it forms a dense stand and for this reason it makes an excellent hedge.
Soil: Acid, Alkaline or Neutral. Moist but well-drained or well-drained.
Aspect: Ideally West or South facing. A very hardy variety to -20oC when planted and will tolerate winds and ice.
Suggested Plant Uses: Architectural, Hedging & Screening, Japanese gardens, Exotic foliage effect.
If you wish to grow it in a container, a minimum of a half-barrel size or 1m long Trough will be needed. Water and feed well during the summer months.
Pruning: It can be pruned to your desired height at the end of July when the new stems have sprouted and uncurled it's new leaves. Prune just above a leaf-joint. Easily reaches 3 metres tall with no pruning. This variety can be made into a bamboo hedge and can be lightly trimmed with a hedge cutter.
Hedging / Screening: Recommended planting density 1 to 2 plants per metre of screen / hedge required.