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Hedge Bamboo Bambusa multiplex

Description

Bambusa multiplex is a clumping 'dwarf' bamboo but consider confining it. There are many cultivars. This plant has upright branches and is slightly arching.  It prefers a loamy acidic, high organic matter moist soil.  It can withstand some shade or full sun.

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
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#evergreen#sun#full sun#specimen#shrub#container plant#wildlife plant#shade tolerant#salt tolerant#playground#hedges#rapid growth rate#privacy#buffer#grows fast#clumps#children's garden#woodland#screening#cozy#maze
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#full sun#specimen#shrub#container plant#wildlife plant#shade tolerant#salt tolerant#playground#hedges#rapid growth rate#privacy#buffer#grows fast#clumps#children's garden#woodland#screening#cozy#maze
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Bambusa
    Species:
    multiplex
    Play Value:
    Buffer
    Screening
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is moderately salt tolerant.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Clumping
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Fruit Type:
    Caryopsis
    Fruit Description:
    Seed is produced every twenty years or more and are in the form of grain
  • Flowers:
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Insignificant
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Recreational Play Area
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden
    Design Feature:
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Salt