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Solidus Broadleaf Bamboo
Solidus Broadleaf Bamboo

Poaceae Indocalamus Latifolius Solidus

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Grows InZone 6A · -10° to -5° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Sun ExposureMorning Sun / Evening Shade, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained, Moderately Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Heat
Foliage ColorDark Green
Average Height5' to 6', 6' to 8'
Average Width.5' to 1'
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Solidus Broadleaf Bamboo

Description

Growing up to 10 feet in height, 'Solidus' is an excellent bamboo for complete, low privacy screening. It is a rare bamboo with the distinct characteristic of having solid canes. The dark green leaves can be up to 10 inches long, provided a lush, tropical effect in the garden. The more sun the plant gets the taller it will grow, but with at least 4 hours of sun it should attain 8 to 10 feet in height over time.

'Solidus' is a running bamboo, which means it spreads. Bamboo can be easily controlled in a small area (a normal city yard) simply by mowing or stepping on the young shoots that emerge one time a year in spring. Keep in mind that running bamboo only puts up new shoots for a short time each year, and when they are "shooting", the new plants are very fragile and easy to destroy. Root pruning, a Bamboo Root Barrier or growing plants in above- or below-ground containers are other methods to control spread.

Gardener Direct also carries Bamboo fertilizer and planting soil containing Biochar, a highly porous material that allows for long term water and nutrient holding capabilities. 


Uses

Containers/Pots: Excellent
Crafts: Yes
Edible: Too small
Hedge: Excellent
Indoor: Gpod
Ornamental: Excellent
Privacy Screen: Excellent for low screen
Specimen: In containers or when controlled in ground
Wood Quality: NA

Details

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6A-11
Type: Running
Height: 8-10'
Spread: 3'+ if not controlled
Culm Diameter: 1/2"
Sun: Filtered Sun or Shade. AM Sun is okay.
Soil: Average
Growth Rate: Moderate

 

 


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by Gerald - Bradenton, Florida

So far so good Arrived in great shape and planted

Reply from Gardener Direct:

Hi Gerald - Thanks for taking the time to provide us and visitors to Gardener Direct with your review. Glad to hear that so far everything is good with the bamboo. Let us know if there's ever anything else we can help you with. We're at your service! By the way, all of us at Gardener Direct love Bradenton, FL. We visit Anna Maria Island several times a year and always enjoy our time spent there.


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