Nepalese Blue is an ornamental weeping bamboo featuring soft blue culms (stems). It prefers a shady spot.
Will grow to 2-3mtrs in height and can be trimmed to suit its situation.
2-3 mtrs, with long, narrow leaves on arching culms. Current years culms are covered with a bluish bloom. Can take temperatures down to –29 °C !
A non-invasive bamboo that makes an elegant garden feature or privacy screen.
Used for basketry in Nepal.
Nepalese Blue Bamboo is a forest under-story plant so don’t plant it in constant full sun. It prefers light shade for most of the day. Trim top and sides, once a year in winter as required.
Growing indoors or under cover, mist leaves with water once a week. Sometimes, say monthly, add some seaweed tonic.
We are offering Nepalese Blue as a replacement for Blue Bamboo which we no longer sell in containers.
How fast will it grow?
Call it fast in summer. Of course, growth rate depends a lot on climate, food and water. Nepalese Blue shoots throughout summer months.
Small plants are slow to get going, so starting off with a bigger plant will get you there much faster.
So what’s it cost?
|255mm pot; 0.6m tall||available||$50|
|300mm pot; 1-2m tall||available||$100|
|400mm pot; 2m plus||available soon||$250|