Green Bamboo (Phyllostachys bissetii) description
Green Bamboo, also known as Bisset's Bamboo, provides a great year-round focal point in any garden due to its tall, fresh canes. As Phyllostachys bissetii is a fast-growing plant, it is best situated in a spacious area, allowing it room to spread or plant where the roots will be constrained (or use a root barrier).
Common uses for Phyllostachys bissetii hedging
Green Bamboo requires watering until it is established. Once the plants have settled in, Phyllostachys bissetii makes a wonderfully attractive, evergreen screening hedge.
Combine Green Bamboo hedges with
We recommend growing Phyllostachys bissetii bamboo plant alone to create a dense, effective and attractive screen.
Growth rate of Bisset's Bamboo
Phyllostachys bissetii is fast-growing and can achieve over 60cm pa. Green Bamboo will produce heights between 2.5-4m.
Care advice for Phyllostachys bissetii
As Phyllostachys bissetii is very fast-growing, it needs to be pruned regularly to prevent from spreading farther than desired. In the spring, unwanted or spindly canes should be cut down to ground level. New shoots of Green Bamboo should also be pruned once they grow taller than the rest of the hedge. Please view the best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.
Suggested planting density for Green Bamboo hedging
Planting density recommendations relating to Bisset's Bamboo can be found in the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Green Bamboo is available to purchase year-round as Pot Grown plants.
The majority of our Green Bamboo is UK grown by our experts who are well-versed in the art of nursery growing. On the rare occasion that we source Green Bamboo hedging plants from outside of the UK, we make it our priority to ensure that our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we make every effort to make certain that your green bamboo plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard, all whilst protecting our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Phyllostachys bissetii hedging plants online with complete confidence.