What's thick and spreads and survives 20 degree temperatures? It’s the multiplex bamboo: A cold hardy, sub-tropical variety that will provide you with a lush, unique screen in no time.
Nicknamed Hedge Bamboo, Multiplex is aptly named. Once planted, this species is a fast grower that will offer a dense living wall capable of reaching heights of up to 30 feet in less than 2 years.
Among its many advantages, Multiplex is not dependent on much outside help aside from ensuring proper soil moisture and protection from high winds. It tolerates full sun well and will actually thrive on it.
The yellowish-green leaved multiplex is perfect for creating a backyard perimeter with a secluded, tropical feel. A versatile plant, it can be easily grown in containers to help you transform your deck or patio into an island retreat.
Get next year’s screen growing soon by ordering your Multiplex Bamboo today.
Growing Zones: 7-10
This plant is recommended for zones: 7-10
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|It's Easy to Plant your Multiplex Bamboo
Specific Directions for Multiplex Bamboo
Plant in full sun in sandy to loamy soil with good drainage; if you have clay, you need a raised bed with generous amounts of sand and humus or compost worked in. Bamboo needs plenty of moisture, especially when young, so water every other day for the first month, and when it gets dry thereafter. Fertilize in spring and late summer with a slow release fertilizer. For a hedge, space your plants on 4- foot centers. They like a mulch, so leave the fallen foliage at the base of your plants and add a couple of inches of additional mulch each year.
|Step 1 - Dig Your Hole
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Multiplex Bamboo.
|Step 2 - Place Your Plant
Next, separate the roots of your Multiplex Bamboo gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
|Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
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