Green Groove Bamboos Plants Hedging Screening 8ft/10ft plants
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Green Groove Bamboo. Phyllostachys aureo-sulcata Spectabilis. This very popular variety is very hardy and performs well in the garden. The canes are slender and delicate, light yellow in colour with a green line set in the groove and sometimes burnished with red on young growth. Very dark green glossy foliage.
It makes an excellent specimen plant or screen and is very hardy to -20oC when planted in the ground.
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 3-4 metres tall with no pruning. In time, for example in the summer of the third year after planting the lower foliage and thin stems can be trimmed off to better show off the lovely stems. This in time encourages the plant to produce thicker stems.
Aspect: Ideally West or South facing, part shade to full sun.
Suggested Plant Uses: Architectural, Japanese gardens, Exotic foliage affect.
Hedging / Screening: Recommended planting density 1 to 2 plants per metre of screen / hedge required.
Soil: Acid, Alkaline or Neutral. Moist but well-drained or well-drained. If you wish to grow it in a container, a minimum of a half-barrel size will be needed. Water and feed well during the summer months.
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