Having a beautiful, luxurious tropical garden is something many people dream of. Green oasis where they can enjoy with their family or have a great time with their friends can also considerably rise the value of their homes. Sasa Palmata Nebulosa is a perfect choice for everyone who would like to have something that resembles to tropical paradise.
Bamboo by species, this plant can really make a difference. Known also as Arundinaria vagans, sometimes also Sasaella ramosa, this plant is vigorous and highly decorative. Leaves are bright green and luxuriously glossy, sometimes there are some variations in color as well. It will be perfectly happy in deep shade, but also exposed to sun.
Ellipse-shaped leaves look more than appealing, in any environment. This perfectly decorative plant will survive in large pots as well, but you should consider planting it in garden anyway. It needs more space, and it will provide luxurious background for your breakfast in your own private jungle.
Bamboo family members may have very appealing, lush foliage. Those evergreen plants will make sure your garden always looks nice, even when nothing is blooming. Long leaf bamboo, or Sasa Tessellata, is known by its very long, glossy, decorative leaves, the largest in its family. Those dark green leaves will really make a difference.
Sasa Veitichii is recognizable by its purple green culms. The leaves are mostly green and white combinations, and you might consider placing it between green planted areas, for a change. Fertilizing your plants is essential for keeping them healthy and beautiful. Never do this in the middle of the season, and choose the fertilizer carefully. If you aren’t sure about it, ask your florist for educated advice.
All plants should have enough water, and bamboo needs lots of water once a week. It’s much better than more frequent watering with smaller amounts. Compost improved soil will provide better drainage, and this is very important for keeping your plants healthy.
Thick mulch layer is great way for keeping the moist in the ground. If you water your plants only in the morning or in the evening, you will prevent discoloration on their leaves and protect them for stress. Keep in mind that too much water may damage their roots.
Soil preparation is highly advisable before planting. Depending on the soil, add some organic matter and compost in it, to make an appropriate environment for young plants. After planting them, cover the soil with generous layer of mulch. It is very useful for plants, and it will protect them from snails, slugs and similar pests.
You don’t have to worry about pruning for the first two years. After that, you can start forming your plants in desirable shapes. Of course, you will have to remove old, ugly looking stems and leaves. There are some ways for bamboo propagation, but this wide spreading plant will do it without them.
Sasa Palmata Nebulosa will spread all around your place, if the conditions allow. So, be prepared to stop it on time. Build a root barrier around it, just in case. You have to make a deep trench for that purpose, and install your barrier. This plant can really make a little jungle in your own garden.