Ghost Bamboo (Dendrocalamus minor var Amoenus)
Dendrocalamus var. Minor Amoneus
White Ghost Bamboo named due to its powdery white/pale culms thick dark leaf canopy. Provides cool ambience in hot garden settings or open area. Variance in growth rate occurs due to aspect and soil. Can withstand frost and cold but plant in low wind areas.
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Consider Planting Green Ghost Bamboo
When it comes to designing your garden, you may want to consider incorporating ghost bamboo. This type of bamboo is ornamental and gets its name “ghost” from its grey, white powder-coated stalks. If you are looking for plants that will provide shade and grow in a cluster, with their large leaves these are the perfect plants to add to your outdoor area.
There are many reasons why you should consider planting green ghost bamboo, these include:
- If you maintain your plants, they grow quickly and fully grown between three to four years.
- They can be grown in narrow areas or where you need to cover a large area as they can be grown in clusters.
- You can use them to separate your property from your neighbour as they can grow quite tall.
Tips Regarding Growing Green Ghost Bamboo
Just like any new plant you are adding to your garden, you need to do your research about it to ensure that it will not only fit in with what you have planned for your garden but that you can maintain it and have the appropriate space it requires to flourish.
- Before you plant your bamboo, be sure to prepare your soil. You should loosen the soil to allow the plant to take root.
- Ghost bamboo is relatively easy to grow as it can flourish in full sun and partly shaded areas.
- As they require little water, this type of bamboo plant is drought-resistant so that you will have greenery all year round.
Ghost bamboo is indigenous to Australia and is a great way to show your national pride in your backyard.