Bamboo grass/Pogonatherum paniceum is a perennial and densely tufted grass. It is widely used as an ornamental plant.
Pogonatherum is perennial grass in Poaceae family. It has small and fine bright green linear lanceolate leaves and grows in a tight clump with a bushy habit. Branches are slender drooping with more number of nodes.
||18 inch (46 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Slender Tuft Grass, Bamboo Grass, Baby Panda Bamboo
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 4 feet
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Do not let dry out between waterings.Water thoroughly.
Bamboo Grass care
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
||At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Bamboo Grass special feature
Pogonatherum paniceum is a grass.
Bamboo Grass uses
- It is popular in landscaping
- It makes good ornamental plant as it can be trimmed in various ways when grown dense
- It is an excellent choice for hedge and edge