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Hardy Evergreen Bamboo

Hardiest Bamboo for Northern Gardeners

This attractive bamboo has dark emerald canes that hold their color even in the harshest winters. The dense, dark green foliage on erect 18-to 30-ft. stems makes it an excellent choice for privacy hedges. Grows well in full sun to partial shade, putting out new rusty-red-colored growth in the spring. Potted plants. Zones 5-9.
  • Zone 5 - 9.
  • Height 18 - 30 feet (colder regions will only reach approximately 18 feet0. Canes can be up to 2 inches in diameter.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Phyllostachys bissetii
  • Height: 18 - 30 feet (colder regions will only reach approximately 18 feet0. Canes can be up to 2 inches in diameter.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the pot. Where marginally hardy, plant in an area protected from Winter winds.
  • Spread: May become invasive.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Foliage: Green foliage and canes.
  • Form: Evergreen perennial.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, humus rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove culms (stalks) to control growth into unwanted areas.
  • Comments: One of the hardiest bamboos for the Northern gardener. First to send up shoots in Spring. Tall, sturdy culms (shoots) are a rich green and hollow inside. This bamboo grows into a dense grove or screen perfect to create a private area in your landscape. Maintains dark emerald green appearance even in the harshest Winters. Bamboo is the favorite diet of the giant panda. Fairly new variety of hardy bamboo with new culms that start out a rusty red in color. Hardy and vigorous bamboo is ideal for screening or hedging in the landscape. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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