Pleioblastus Pygmaeus


Pleioblastus Pygmaeus, Dwarf fern-leaf bamboo. A fast growing evergreen bamboo growing to 2 Feet quickly. It is hardy and in leaf all year. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. can be used for Woodland, Sunny Edge, Dappled Shade and Ground Cover.



Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.


General Bamboo Planting and care

  • Water the Bamboo thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Bamboo is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Bamboo and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring