Phyllostachys edulis 'Heterocycla'
Origin :China
CHARACTERISTICS : Mutation of the giant bamboo P. edulis. It differentiates by the fact that this species has internodes that bulge on one side, never extending from the culms. This forms a knee shape.
Hardiness : - 19°C
Light : Full sun
Size : 6 to 7 m - Category : Medium
Ø of culms: 30 to 80 mm
Propagation : Clump transplantation.
Needs : Thrives in healthy, good quality soil.
Uses : Solitary clump, border.
Maintenance : It is highly recommended to eliminate the culms that don’t have the ‘Kikko’ characteristics as soon as they sprout. Fertilize once a year and water in case of drought the first four years following the plantation.
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