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Bambusa vulgaris 'Wamin' (Buddha belly bamboo, Golden bamboo)

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Plant description

bamboo bhudda belly.

bambusa vulgaris bamboo buddha belly

Bambusa vulgaris 'Wamin', the Buddha belly bamboo or Golden bamboo, is an open clumping bamboo. It has green striped yellow stems, which have swollen internodes. This bamboo is a good ornamental feature plant that grows to 4 metres tall, and as a non running bamboo, the clump will only reach around 3 metres wide. It is also great in a large container.

Bamboo is a tough, easy care plant. It has minimal care needs. Grows best in a warm area.

Propagate by division of the clump.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 4 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres

Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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