Medium hedges 5-8m. Suitable for screening larger buildings, apartment blocks etc.

Medium hedges 5-8m.  Suitable for screening larger buildings, apartment blocks etc.

Medium sized bamboos reach 5-7 m depending on the variety. They are easy to maintain. Simply pull the shoot down and cut to the desired height and it will ‘flick’ back up. Alternatively you can trim them with a hedge trimmer.
Medium bamboo varieties suit most gardens.

Dendrocalamus minor – Green Ghost

NEW RELEASE – RARE AND BEAUTIFUL

Very attractive medium sized bamboo reaching 5m. It has large glossy dark green leaves and smooth culms (stems) approx 5cm dia.
This bamboo has larger leaves and thicker canes than any other medium height bamboo. It is generally only the giants that have these qualities. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mature height: 5m

Description:
Large leaves and canes
Its upright habit and bushiness make it the perfect screening hedge.
Characteristics of a large/giant bamboo but relatively small
Can be pleached to show off the canes.
This variety is best NOT contained in a bottomless planter. The large culms make the footprint quite wide so allow space for this. 2-3m

Conditions: Sun. Cold hardy to -4C

Recommended planting spacing:  1.5m

Available sizes

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Bag size Height Price
PB28 2.5m $250.00

Bambusa textilis gracilis – Slender Weavers Bamboo

This bamboo has clear straight canes and a very tidy habit. Reaches 6m if left alone but can easily be pruned and clipped. The canes are very clear and straight so can be pleached as shown in photo below. You simply remove any leaves from the lower part of the cane. They’re naturally cleaner stemmed.
Photos below show Left: Pleaching, where the bottom part of the can is stripped of leaves (plants 2 yrs old)  Middle and right: Textilis gracilis hedge. 4 years old. Unclipped

 

 

 

 

 

Mature height: 6m

Description:
It can be planted in a narrow space by reducing the canes to the desired plant width. (minimum 40cm)
Its upright habit and bushiness make it the perfect screening hedge.
Left alone it will make a tall hedge or the canes can be pleached by removing the branches and reducing the amount of canes. This gives a modern architectural look.
Perfect for containers. Useful for garden stakes.
Very fast growing, reaching screen height in 2-3 years depending on which size you purchase.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -7C

Recommended planting spacing:  1m

Available sizes

PLANTS AVAILABLE FEB/MARCH 2021

Bag size Height Price
PB28 2.5m $250.00

Bambusa multiplex – Cream Stripe

Best variety for screening two storey buildings, apartment blocks, industrial sites etc. It provides a full screen up to 6m. Best grown as a full bushy hedge. Featured image shows a well maintained Cream Stripe hedge clipped to the desired height.
Left hand photo shows striped canes. Middle photo shows clipped multiplex hedge. This can be done will all multiplexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mature height: 6m Tall

Description:
Attractive green and cream striped canes. 3cm canes.
Medium sized hedge.
Useful for garden stakes.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -12C

Recommended planting spacing: 1m

Available sizes
PLANTS AVAILABLE FEB/MARCH 2021

Bag size Height Price
PB8 1.5m $45.00
PB28 2.5m $150.00

 

Bambusa multiplex – Alphonse Karr.

Great variety for screening two storey buildings, apartment blocks, industrial sites etc. It provides a full screen up to 5- 6m. Best grown as a full bushy hedge. Very similar to Cream Stripe but has gold and green canes. We have a green form of this as well. Green canes with no stripes.
Alphonse Karr is a popular well known bamboo. We have it in a green form as well if you prefer green rather than striped canes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mature height: 5-6m Tall

Description:
Attractive green and gold striped canes. 3cm canes. (Green form available as well)
Medium sized hedge.
Useful for garden stakes.

Conditions: Sun or shade. Cold hardy to -12C

Recommended planting spacing: 1m

Available sizes.
PLANTS AVAILABLE FEB/MARCH 2021

Bag size Height Price
PB8 1.5m $45.00
PB28 2-2.5m $150.00


Himalayacalamus hookerianus – Blue Bamboo

Blue bamboo is a very attractive bamboo with 3cm blue canes. The feathery leaves are soft and graceful making it a really stunning specimen plant. Its dense habit also makes it an effective screen.
Blue bamboo showing powder blue canes. This is when they’re grown in the shade. If grown in the sun they turn pink. Most plants will have a variety of colours from blue through purple and pink depending on the light. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mature height:
6m Tall

Description:
It is a rare species and not seen in many gardens.
It’s best in a semi shade situation and really beautiful as a specimen rather than a tight hedge. Great for areas where you need to block a window or bad view but don’t necesarily need a hedge.
A good alternative to Black Bamboo which is an invasive runner.

Conditions: Light shade. Cold hardy to -5

Recommended planting spacing: 1m

Available sizes

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Bag size Height Price
PB28 1.5m $285.00
45L 2.5m $450.00



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