Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Bambusa multiplex.
Division in spring as new growth commences. Take divisions with at least three canes in the clump, trying to cause as little root disturbance to the main plant as possible. Grow them on in light shade in a greenhouse in pots of a high fertility sandy medium. Mist the foliage regularly until plants are established. Plant them out into their permanent positions when a good root system has developed, which can take a year or more.Branches often develop into rhizomatous offsets with long roots. These can be removed and potted up in late spring.
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A fairly hardy plant, tolerating temperatures down to about -8°c, but it does not like periods of prolonged cold. 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. New shoots appear in late spring, the rootstock is caespitose.A polymorphic species, there are many named varieties selected for their ornamental value.
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