Phyllostachys Heteroclada (Water Bamboo)

Water Bamboo - This Bamboo has an amazing tolerance for waterlooged soils!
  • Origin: China
  • Mature Height: 6 metres
  • Hardiness: -21 degrees celcius; Zone 6a
  • Exposure: Sun or Part Shade
  • Use: This plant is very tolerant of waterlogged soils

This plant is known as the Water Bamboo due to its ability to grow in waterlogged soils owing to the air channels present in its roots.

Water Bamboo is fairly open but it has an overall clumping habit. The canes are a silvery grey when young and can be planted in a shady area to 'light it up'. When planted against the Black Bamboo a fantastic contrast can be achieved.

Typical Supplied Height: 0.90m - 1.40m

To see if this plant is hardy in your location check out our Hardiness Zones Map for more information

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