Bamboo Creations Nursery, Riddells Creek
Bamboo Creations Nursery, Riddells Creek

Himalayan Weeping Bamboo

Botanical Name: Drepanostachyum falcatum

Description: As the name suggests, this bamboo is native to the Himalayas. Himalayan Weeping Bamboo is a lovely soft drooped leaf bamboo. The mass of long slender green leaves makes this plant a great backdrop giving a solid green contrast to any garden. To add to the elegance of this bamboo, it has a small, slender clump with narrow cascading culms. It does well in cooler climates like Victoria and tolerates moist and shaded areas. Himalayan prefers morning sun position with shelter from hot solid winds. Easy to grow in the right conditions, it Can be pruned into shape and grows well indoors with filtered sun.

Bamboo of all types from Bamboo Creations Victoria
Bamboo of all types from Bamboo Creations Victoria
Bamboo of all types from Bamboo Creations Victoria
Bamboo of all types from Bamboo Creations Victoria
20cm, 25cm
Frost tolerant bamboo from Bamboo Creations Victoria
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  • Himalayan weeping bamboo is a reasonably rapid growing bamboo and can reach full height in about 2 to 3 years depending on conditions and the size of the 0pot that was purchased. 
  • Morning sun is best for this type of bamboo.
  • Water well and keep moist, especially in the growing season.
  • Keep well mulched
  • Loves a drink including a good rainfall
  • Fairly drought and cold tolerant once established.
  • They are suited for pots and planters.
  • Fertilise regularly to promote vigorous growth and more vibrant leaves.


Welcome to Bamboo Creations’ new website and Online Shop. Here you’ll find we have several bamboos we can have posted to you by Australia Post.

Do you know Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world? Wouldn’t you rather look at a beautiful green living plant than an everyday fence?

We also have many bamboo products you can purchase from our Online Shop.

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