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Glossy delicate green leaves contrast with the blue culms of the ornamental bamboo Dendrocalamus grandis | Heartwood Seeds UK
Dendrocalamus membranaceus cv. grandis Giant Bamboo seeds
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Dendrocalamus membranaceus cv. grandis (Giant Bamboo) | 10 Seeds | £3.49

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Dendrocalamus membranaceus cv. grandis - (Giant Bamboo)


An exceptionally rare and very large bamboo, native to Southeast Asia, growing up to 60 feet in height within its native provenance, reaching around 30-40 feet tall within temperate Europe

Clumping bamboo (non-invasive)


These ornamental bamboos have blue-to-green culms (eventually 4 inches in diameter) with attractively contrasting orange-to-yellow peeling layers


Leaves are glossy and tough like plastic


Hardy to around -3ºC to -4ºC (25 to 27ºF), but the key is to keep the soil on the dry side during any frost


Bamboo seeds are not always available due to worldwide shortages of most species; this is because they rarely flower, sometimes only every 30 to even 100 years (called gregarious flowering)


Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack


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Genus: Dendrocalamus


Species: membranaceus


Cultivar: grandis


English name: Giant Bamboo


Plant type: Clump-forming bamboo (non-invasive)


Eventual height: 30-40 feet (9-12 m) within temperate Europe


Season of Interest: All seasons


Hardiness: Hardy to -3ºC to -4ºC (25 to 27ºF): keep soil on drier side during frost


Shelter: from very cold winds


Sun Exposure: Eventually full sun to partial-shade - but keep plants under 1 year old out of direct sunlight


Soil: Moist, fertile and well-drained; water well in hotter months


Propagation methods: Seeds, or division of clumps


Please note: This species is not permitted entry into the United States or South Korea


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