Add lush greenery and texture to your garden with this clumping bamboo. The Nepalese Blue Bamboo is non invasive and does not spread. It has a rootball that is very shallow which makes it safe for planting near fences, houses and pipes. The foliage is a pretty blue white and has a weeping habit. This plant likes a shade position and it can tolerate dappled light. Plant it to form a screen or use it in a pot or trough. It can tolerate dry conditions, although it looks best when well watered.
|Size — 200mm|
|Growth Width — 1m|
|Growth Height — 3m|
|Light Requirements — Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.
This plant needs frequent watering for 6 weeks after planting. It can withstand dry periods, however it looks best when well watered. Provide deep water through hot, dry weather.
Prune out old canes to ground level.