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Drepanostachyum falconeri


Himalayan Weeping Bamboo




Origin:  Native to Eastern Asia.
Family
Poaceae
Genus
Drepanostachyum
Species
falconeri
Category
Woody
Type
Tree (evergreen), Shrub (evergreen)
USDA Hardiness Zone
7-10
Canadian Hardiness Zone
8
RHS Hardiness Zone
H2-H6
Temperature (°C)
-17.8 - 4.4
Temperature (°F)
0-40
Height
4-6 m
Spread
1 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MarchAprilMayJune
Cultivation
Grows best in humus rich, sandy soils with part sun.
Shape
Dense, clumping form.
Growth
Slow
Habitat
Found in cool, woodland forests and gardens with partial shade.
Bark/Stem Description
The stems are mostly green but can have a mix of green, yellow, pink, orange, and red stripes.
Leaf Description
The small, feathery leaves are green and sometimes variegated.
Notable Specimens
Trebah Garden Trust, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Propagation
Propagated by seed.
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