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Attractive blue-green and white-yellow striped culms of giant bamboo Gigantochloa 'Bicolor' shine in sun | Heartwood Seeds UK
Beautiful bright green and yellow striped canes of rare giant bamboo Gigantochloa 'Bicolor' within an outdoor summer garden
Attractive striped green-yellow markings on culms of a large specimen bamboo Gigantochloa 'Bicolor' clump in Myanamar garden
Gigantochloa 'Bicolor' Giant Striped Bamboo seeds
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Gigantochloa 'Bicolor' | Giant Striped Bamboo | 3 - 20 Fresh Seeds | £3.49 - £17.99

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Gigantochloa ' Bicolor' - Giant Striped Bamboo


We're excited to offer the seeds of another rare, clumping bamboo species, Gigantochloa 'Bicolor'. Full instructions for germination printed on packs.

Originating from Myanamar, these giant clumps will reach an eventual height of around 7 m within the UK and temperate Europe.

Culms become striped over time with colours from blue-green to white-yellow forming attractive markings — especially in larger specimens.

Once established, clumps can withstand a light frost — but the key is to keep the soil on the dry side during any frost. Protect any bamboos under the age of 2-3 years old from any frost using sheeting or a horticultural fleece.


Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack


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Genus: Gigantochloa


Species: 'Bicolor'


English name: Giant Striped Bamboo


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


Eventual height: Up to 7 - 10 m within UK and temperate Europe


Season of Interest: All seasons


Hardiness: Light frosts once established; keep soil on drier side during frost / offer protection


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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