|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from China
A Phyllostachys of short stature growing only to 3m-5m. Canes are quite slender and emerge reddish/brown, becoming olive green, aging to burnt orange. Phyllostachys humilis leaves are small and plentiful and are olive green, with a glaucous underside, very noticeable in the breeze.
Like most Phyllostachys it thrives in full sun but will tolerate light shade.
Phyllostachys humilis is excellent for a small garden. Tolerant of pruning and makes a very good hedge. Used in Bonsai.
Pallet delivery, will be cut back to 2m.
Height and spread after 3 – 4 years 3m x 1m
Semi mature height and spread after 8 – 10 years if not pruned 5m x 3m
Bushy, Clump forming
|Height after 10 years|
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