Growing Calendar for Bamboo - Phyllostachys Spectabilis 2L Potted Shrub
Get hold of this hardy bamboo that tolerates our variable UK winters. Provides you with a great hedge or screen to keep your garden private and provides a windbreak for low-growing crops and bedding.
Bamboo is attractive, tall, clump-forming evergreens with grooves on alternate sides between the nodes, and usually have two leafy branches at each node.
Best grown in full sun or partial shade in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. When growing in a container, grow in loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid feed on a monthly basis during the growing season.
How you receive your plant
You receive your bamboo plant in a 2 litre pot in a strong cardboard box delivered to your door. The pot is wrapped in a damp hessian or a polythene wrap so that the soil is kept humid and moist, perfect for the roots to stay healthy while transported from our nursery to your door.
Can’t plant straight away?
You can keep your bamboo plant in its original pot temporarily so long as you keep the soil moist and the plant in a well-ventilated position.
Look to planting up into its permanent position within 5-7 days.
Shrubs offer visual interest all year round – whether in full leaf, full bloom or with bare stems set against the winter sky.
If you want to add height to your garden and increase the vertical interest consider planting a tree in your garden. There are trees particularly suited for gardens which don’t grow out of proportion to your property or develop too thick a canopy that blocks out sunlight.
Advice on how to plant bare roots.
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days