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Bambusa multiplex
Hedge Bamboo

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Bambusa multiplex Sliverstripe is the largest of the cultivars of B. multiplex
Each node bears a large number of branches down to the culm base, making a dense hedge. The hardiest of the Bambusa, it will grow well down to -8° C on otherwise favourable sites. Makes 6m on a good site and 25mm dia

 

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B. multiplex natural form in the open is weeping.

 

 

 

 

Bambusa multiplex has many different forms, Bambusa multiplex var. alphonse carr has bright yellow and green striped culms and makes a fine feature bamboo

 

Sliverstripe is not so loud and bright and a taller more upright plant than either green multipex or alphonse carr.