Silverstripe Bamboo Bambusa multiplex
Silverstripe Bamboo, Perfect for Patios to uplift the spirit, calm the mind, and clean the air.
Silverstripe Bambusa multiplex, is a tropical clumping bamboo great for small hedge or container specimen. It can grow up to 15 feet tall, which makes it a great species for privacy screen that does not require extreme heights. The Silverstripe develops in clumps, which makes it a slow spreading type of Bamboo, Control barrier is not necessary as it not considered invasive. Keep potted and make any patio feel like a tropical haven. This fast growing easy care Bamboo enjoys bright spaces and moderate watering to maintain soil moist.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||4-7 Patios / 8-11 Outdoors|
|Mature Height:||12-15 ft.|
|Mature Width:||Can expand in clumps .05 diameter each|
|Light:||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Foliage:||Green Culm, Green Foliage white stripes|
|Uses:||Privacy Screen, Living Fence, Container|
|Characteristics:||Perfect for areas with limited spaces|
|Soil Conditions:||Prefers well drain organic soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Bambusa multiplex silverstripe bamboo, is a tropical clumping bamboo great for a small hedge or as a specimen plant both in container or ground. This species should only be planted in climate zone 8 and above. Considered non invasive, a control barrier is not necessary.
PLANT BENEFITS AND KEY FEATURES
• We believe in the power of plants to lift the spirit, calm the mind and clean the air.
• Boost mood, productivity, concentration and creativity.
• Reduce stress and Fatigue by simply enjoying and caring for your plants.
• Good choice for container planting, Add life to a given space.
DESIGN IDEAS AND LANDSCAPE USES
Decorate with Bamboo
Ideal for Containers outdoors or indoors, place in bright light
Create a graceful landscape display with its bright lush foliage
Non-invasive, cold hardy, fast-growing and easy to maintain
Creating Privacy between Property Lines:
Create Privacy between neighbors, Great for privacy screening. If you want to plant in a straight line, Plan on Spacing out the Bamboo Trees 3-5 feet apart. If you want a more natural look, stagger the trees and space them about 2-3 feet apart, as they mature they will create a great wind break and privacy fence. Leave room on the property line for the trees to grow. Don't plant directly on the property line because they will grow over the line onto your neighbor's property.
Create a Hedge:
Bamboo Trees can grow so fast, you can Create an instant privacy hedge or living fence, As your trees grow, you can prune the tops to maintain even height, gradually shaping your own private living fence. Bamboo Trees are the go-to tree to create privacy among neighbors.
Privacy for Pool Areas:
Add a Bamboo Tree to areas of your yard that require privacy. You do not have to plant trees all over your yard. Simply look for areas where you can plant three or four trees in a row to block out your neighbor's house or window.
Tall Focal Specimen:
Bamboo Tree can also be used as an accent plant, add one in your yard and just let it grow, It will definitely be the look at tree in the yard. What makes the Bamboo Tree so popular is its attractive form and unique blends of colors produced by the leaves and culms or canes.
Care & Maintenance
PLANTING AND CARE - Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. A layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth.
LIGHT - Thrives in full sun, can tolerate partial shade
WATER twice a week during the first growing season, once stablished rain water will suffix.
FERTILIZING - No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once you do decide to fertilize You may use a fertilizer formulated for outdoor plants, preferably a slow release fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - Here’s another plus, Bamboo Palm is not regularly affected by pests, however in the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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