Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Phyllostachys viridiglaucescens.
Division in spring as new growth commences. Divisions from the open ground do not transplant well, so will need careful treatment and nurturing under cover in pots until at least late spring. Division is best carried out in wet weather and small divisions will establish better than large clumps. Another report says that you can take large divisions from established clumps and transfer them straight to their permanent positions, misting or drenching them frequently until they are established.Basal cane cuttings in spring.
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Plants are very hardy, tolerating temperatures down to about -20°c, but they dislike prolonged exposure to hard frosts. Plants can reach 10 metres in height in the warmer parts of Britain. This species is notably resistant to honey fungus. Plants only flower at intervals of many years. When they do come into flower most of the plants energies are directed into producing seed and consequently the plant is severely weakened. They sometimes die after flowering, but if left alone they will usually recover though they will look very poorly for a few years. If fed with artificial NPK fertilizers at this time the plants are more likely to die. A very ornamental plant, it will in time form a clump 7 or more metres in diameter so it is best grown in an isolated position. This is a good companion species to grow in a woodland because the plants are shallow rooted and do not compete with deep rooted trees.The rootstock is running, it is not too invasive in the cooler British climate but can wander a little. New shoots appear from early April.
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