Also known as the Hardy Bamboo Palm, this elegant evergreen clustering/clumping palm produces stout stands of upright, slender, bamboo-like stems, which are ringed with leaf scars making it resemble bamboo. Its beautiful matt green feathery leaves give a fantastic exotic and tropical look to any garden ort sunlounge. Originating from high forests in Eastern and Central Mexico at altitudes between 2,600 to 4,900ft (800 and 1500m), it is incredibly hardy, down to minus 8 C has been stated. In dappled shade, with dry winters and wet summers, it forms lush, dense stands, and although from limestone mountains it is not fussy about soil provided it has reasonable drainage.
These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and should be sown into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moist. Keep at between 20-25 degrees C. Seeds sometimes germinate within 4 to 6 weeks although some may take very much longer so please be patient. Plant out in the open ground in warmer countries or in a large container elsewhere.
Common name:Hardy Bamboo Palm
Classification:Half hardy shrub, Hardy shrub
Packet Content:10 (Approx)