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20 reasons why you should plant a Slender Weavers bamboo

20 Benefits Of Planting A Slender Weavers (Gracilis) Bamboo

  • Blocks Out Ugly Views Quickly – Be it a Telstra Tower or a colour-bond fence, it can be screened quickly.

  • Purifies Your Air Up To 3 Times More Efficiently Than Other Plants – 35% more oxygen for your lungs.

  • Can Cool Your Garden Up To 8 Degrees In The Summer Heat – The outdoor air-conditioner.

  • Can Be Grown In Pots, Troughs Or Garden Beds – It does require a little extra care when grown in pots or troughs but it can be done.

  • Can Be Planted In Narrow Widths – Slender Weavers can grow in as narrow a space as 50cm and still reach 5 meters or higher

  • Beautiful Natural Privacy Screen – You can legally have a stunning evergreen living fence, try doing that with any fence material.

  • Beautiful Feature Plant (Looks Stunning With Lighting) – Gracilis looks amazing along a driveway, walkway or around the swimming pool with lights.

  • The Fastest Way To Get Privacy As It’s The Fastest Growing Land Plant – If you plant our Gracilis Bamboo 200mm pots, you will have a great screen in just 18 months.

  • Doesn’t Get Too Big Around The Base (forms very tight clumps) – The base diameter can grow to 1 – 1.5 meters, it can also be controlled with a few tricks we can show you.

  • Shallow, Non Invasive Root System – The root system is very shallow, around 30 – 40 cm deep.

  • Blocks Out A 2 Story Window Effectively – There is nothing worse than losing your privacy and someone looking into your house and yard.

  • Graceful – Blends In Well With Any Type Of Garden (Even A Native Garden) – Gracilis is a beautiful plant and belongs in any style of garden.

  • The Shoots Are Edible – Must be well cooked but it's not the first choice if you're after edible bamboo shoots, Oldhamii is much tastier I must say.

  • Free Poles For Tomato Stakes – Stop spending money at your hardware and garden store, you'll have enough to give away to family and friends.

  • Perfect Choice For Hedging Or Screening – Some people like the natural look and some like their bamboos trimmed. Once you cut (top) a culm (stem) it will stay at that height.

  • Great As Windbreaks And Noise Barriers – Noisy kids next door or you live on a busy street? The bushy dense mature clumps of Slender Weaver Bamboo will reduce noise.

  • Drought Tolerant Once It’s Established – Gracilis likes water but once it's established it's drought tolerant.

  • Can Be Planted Any Time Of The Year In Sydney – With Sydney's temperate climate and mild winters, Gracilis can be planted all year round.

  • It Is Pest And Disease Free

  • Extremely Useful For Soil Stability And Erosion

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