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Lanceleaf Bamboo

$45.00 inc. GST

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Shibataea lancifolia, commonly known as Lanceleaf Bamboo, is a species of bambo native to the mountainous regions of China and Japan. Shibataea lancifolia is a running, evergreen bamboo that typically grows from 1.5 to 2m in. height. It features slender culms (stems) that are smooth and greenish yellow in colour. The lance-shaped leaves are long and narrow, giving the plant its common name.

This bamboo species is known for its compact and dense growth habit, making it an excellent choice for hedges, borders, and planters or pots. The culms grow close together, forming a dense screen of foliage.

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Shibataea lancifolia, commonly known as Lanceleaf Bamboo, is a species of bambo native to the mountainous regions of China and Japan. Shibataea lancifolia is a running, evergreen bamboo that typically grows from 1.5 to 2m in. height. It features slender culms (stems) that are smooth and greenish yellow in colour. The lance-shaped leaves are long and narrow, giving the plant its common name.

This bamboo species is known for its compact and dense growth habit, making it an excellent choice for hedges, borders, and planters or pots. The culms grow close together, forming a dense screen of foliage.

Lanceleaf Bamboo is considered hardy and can tolerate a wide range of climatic conditions. It thrives in the Morning sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil.

Lanceleaf bamboo is relatively low-maintenance and doesn’t require frequent pruning or extensive care. However, it’s important to regularly water the plant during dry periods, especially when it’s newly planted.

Due to its dense growth habit, Shibataea lancifolia is often used as an effective small privacy screen. It can also be used for slope erosion control or as a background plant in garden beds. The lance-shaped leaves lend an attractive, tropical look to any landscape.

Shibataea lancifolia is a running bamboo, known for its vigorous growth habit and tendency to spread through underground rhizomes, which can form dense bamboo thickets over time. It is important to consider containment methods such as root barriers when planting running bamboo to prevent it from spreading beyond desired boundaries.

Regular removal of unwanted culms and rhizomes can help prevent excessive expansion and maintain the desired shape of the plant.

This bamboo species provides cover and nesting sites for various small animals, such as birds and insects. It can contribute to creating a more biodiverse environment in your garden.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 80 cm

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