Bambusa ventricosa 'Kimmei'
Origin :Asie
CHARACTERISTICS : Caespitose. Yellow striped culms with some lightly variegated foliage that married together with the rest. It is possible that during growth the culms shorten and produce swollen-like distortions. In good conditions this bamboo can reach 15 to 18 m.
Hardiness : - 8°C
Light : Any exposure
Size : 4 to 6 m - Category : Medium
Ø of culms: 30 to 80 mm
Propagation : Clump division or culm cutting.
Needs : Adapts to all conditions except when temperatures are very low in winter.
Uses : Hedge, windscreen, isolated clump. Suitable for pots, jardinières and bonsai.
Maintenance : When the culms start to swell, don’t hesitate to prune the lower part of the culm. For pots, provide a healthy and well-drained soil and fertilize twice a year. Inside or in veranda, provide sufficient light and hygrometry.
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