The Moonbay is a fantastic dwarf form of Sacred Bamboo. This clumping, multicoloured, extremely tough, evergreen plant is brilliant in almost any garden where the constantly changing colour of the foliage gives year-round interest. Its ideal as a low hedge or border, but also looks great dotted here and there for pops of colour. Can also be grown in patio pots if desired.
Common Name/s : Sacred Bamboo
Family : Berberidaceae
Origin : China and Eastern Asia
Habit : Small
Height : Up to 1.0m in height
Width : Up to 1.0m in width
Growth Rate : Moderate to fast
Foliage : Its foliage changes colour throughout the year with yellow, orange and green leaves in the warmer months that turn to a bright red during the winter. The colder it is, the redder it becomes. If grown in shade it will mainly stay green.
Flowers : No
Flower Description : Not known to have any flowers
Flowers colours : Foliage Plants
Fruit : Not known to have any fruits
Position : Moonbay will grow in full sun or part shade. It can grow in most soil types or as a pot plant. It will tolerate drought and cold making it ideal for most gardens
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests or diseases, however, they are toxic for dogs
Soil Type : Well drained soil types.
Care And Maintenance : Remove old foliage and prune yearly to encourage dense growth habit. Apply mulch and slow-release fertiliser during spring.
Available Pot Size/s : 200mm, 300mm