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  • Veitch's bamboo
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Sasa veitchii

Veitch's bamboo

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2lt pot (30-60cm) £24.99
2lt pot (30-60cm) £24.99

Bamboos never look their best in winter because the cold, drying winds will often scorch their leaves. In late spring however, new canes will appear bearing a fresh batch of lush foliage.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This bamboo is unusual in that the leaves are a glossy green throughout the summer, but in the autumn they start to dry out at the margins to create a straw coloured variegated appearance.

  • Garden care: Plant in a large container or surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier that restricts the plant's spread.