$ 375
Simmons BAMBOO Farm
Bamboo Species:
Bambusa multiplex "Tiny Fern           
                                      Striped Stem"
"Tiny Fern Striped Stem is an ornamental clumping bamboo similar to "Tiny Fern" with the exception that
the culms (stems) are striped with green, yellow and occassional red stripes.  The leaves are small and
bipinnate.  They occassionally revert to the larger leaves of "Fernleaf".  It is hardy down to 19 degrees
without leaf loss and can withstand mild drought once established.  It reaches heights between 3 and 6
feet high.  This plant is well suited to pots, containers or small spaces.  It is particularly beautiful when
brought indoors, although it stll needs plenty of sunlight and humidity to thrive.  It prefers full sun and
slightly acidic soil with plenty of nitrogen.  It is a member of the
Bambusa multiplex group which
contains some of the hardiest clumping bamboos.