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Botanical name: Pleioblastus viridistriatus
Other names: Pleioblastus bamboo, Dwarf ornamental bamboo, Pygmy bamboo
Species: P. viridistriatus - P. viridistriatus is a compact evergreen bamboo with narrow purple-green canes and slender sulfur-yellow leaves with green stripes.
Pleioblastus viridistriatus is: Evergreen
Foliage: Striped, Green, Golden-yellow in All seasons
Habit: Arching, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Remove dead or damaged stems and thin out to show off stems to best effect.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Pleioblastus viridistriatus (Pleioblastus bamboo) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, humus-rich and moist but well-drained soil, in full sun or part shade. Best to protect from cold drying winds. If planted in a container use a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
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I planted two new dwarf bamboos but the are not doing to well (see attached pictures). The leaves are getting brown. The soil is moist (maybe too moist)?
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