The canes of this tall bamboo have a beautiful shine and are a mix of greens, yellows and oranges.
Bisset Bamboo is a quick upwards-grower and it creates dense masses of leaves as it goes. These qualities make it a popular choice for creating walls of bamboo, either as a privacy screen, or as weather protection for other, more fragile plants nearby. As the canes reach heights above 3m, they start to arch sideways and will sway more easily in the breeze – which can have a very calming effect on your garden.
Bamboo is one of the world’s fastest growing plant-types. Traditionally from Asia, its hardiness means it can actually be grown very easily in Britain – visitors to your garden will be surprised and impressed to see it there. As a forest plant, it appreciates a steady supply of moisture and compost. And as an enthusiastic grower, you should give Bamboo room to expand, we suggest placing infant plants about 100cm apart.
Latin Name: Bambusa Phyllostachys Bissetii
English Name: Bisset Bamboo, Bisset’s Bamboo, David Bisset Bamboo
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Flowering Period: n/a
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Moist and Well-Drained. Loam. Chalk. Slightly Acidic.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight or Partial Shade.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered.
Hardiness Rating: High (H5)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -15 °C to -10 °C (5 °F to 14 °F)
Suggested Uses: Containers. Hedging. Privacy Screening. Architectural.
Maintenance: Apply liquid fertiliser, prune dead and damaged stems in spring. Place a hard underground barrier to prevent unwanted root-spread. Cover the roots with mulch in winter. Protect against slugs.
Growth Habit: Upright/Suckering.
Growth Speed: Fast (50cm to 80cm per year)
Starting Height: 100cm to 300cm (3.3 ft to 9.8 ft)
Final Height: 500cm (16.4 ft)
Starting Sideways Spread: 30cm to 150cm (1.0 ft to 4.9 ft)
Final Sideways Spread: 400cm (13.1 ft)
Pot Included: 10 Litre Plastic Pot to 30 Litre Plastic Pot
Height including Pot: 123cm to 336cm (4.0 ft to 11.0 ft)
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