Bamboo is a great teacher. It reminds us of our own ability to withstand the inclemencies of life. After all, he himself is able to withstand the harsh summers and winters, to bend humbly by the force of the wind, and to wait patiently for the time to unfold.
Maybe you do not know, but the bamboo seed takes about five years - that's right, five years - to submerge the earth. Throughout all this time it will weave its underground structure and this is what will guarantee the strength, flexibility and resistance necessary for the plant to live its long years.
And the cool part of all of this is that you can bring this master into your home and learn even more from the tranquility and peace he conveys. Do you know how? With the seedling of a decorative species of bamboo known as bamboo moss.
Were you curious to know more about the plant? So keep following the post that we will give you all the tips on how to plant, cultivate and care for mosso bamboo, in addition, of course, incredible suggestions on how to use the plant in the decoration. Check out:
Characteristics of bamboo mossô
Bamboo moss, scientific name phyllostachys pubescens , is a species native to China but has adapted very well to the Brazilian climate. The plant can reach up to 20 meters in height when planted directly on the ground. However, it develops very well also in pots or small flowerbeds.
Bamboo moss is known for its ability to tolerate the most diverse natural conditions. To get an idea he can stay healthy even in sub-zero temperatures.
Another characteristic that differentiates this species of bamboo from others is its 'warped' appearance. The process for this is simple, just remove the stems (shell) that wrap the bamboo in order to affect its resistance. Then the plant stem is directed to the desired curvature.
How to Plant Bamboo Moss
The planting of mosso bamboo can be done directly on the soil or in the pot. For planting in the soil the most recommended is to make a trench about 40 centimeters in diameter and depth, so that the seedlings have adequate conditions to develop.
Now if the intention is to plant the bamboo mossô in the pot, watch out for the size of the container. The ideal is that it has the same diameter and depth of the trench, that is, at least 40 centimeters. If you plant the bamboo in smaller pots, the plant may not develop properly, including breaking the pot where it was planted.
At the time of planting it is also very important that the soil is fertilized and with a good drainage capacity.
How to care for bamboo mossô
The care with bamboo mossô are simple. Although it enjoys full sun, the plant also fits well indoors, provided they are well lit. Therefore, the ideal is that the vessel is placed near a door or window.
Watering should be weekly, however in the driest and hotest times of the year it is recommended to water the plant more than once a week. When in doubt, check the soil moisture.
The fertilization should be done every three months with good organic fertilizer or NPK compound 10-10-10. Adequate fertilization carried out in the correct amount of time is essential to ensure the healthy development of the plant.
Price and where to buy bamboo moss
Bamboo Mossô can be found to sell in Garden Center type stores or even the internet. The price of a mossô bamboo seedling of about three meters, ideal size for landscaping, can be purchased for approximately $ 170, depending on the region of the country in which you are.
60 amazing inspirations from the use of bamboo mossô in indoor and outdoor areas
Easy to care for and with an incredible aesthetic appeal, mosso bamboo has everything to become the star of your home decor. So, to complete this post full of tips and guidelines on the plant, we selected beautiful photos of environments decorated with bamboo mossô. Check out and surrender for the beauty of the species:
Picture 1 - Around the wooden deck, the high and slender mossô bamboos create a green fence valued by indirect lighting.
Picture 2 - Here, the bamboos decorate and still bring fresh shade to the pool area.
Picture 3 - A zen and relaxing living room: Mossô bamboos were planted directly on the ground creating an inspiring environment
Picture 4 - Mossô bamboos took very good advantage of the right foot of the house, reaching a height that surrounds all the pavements.
Picture 5 - Planted in a tall pot, this bamboo mossô decorates with charm and elegance the dining room.
Picture 6 - A perfect balcony to relax in the company of three tall and well-tended bamboo mossô.
Picture 7 - In this house, mossô bamboos form a green frame around the yard.
Picture 8 - The decoration that values the natural elements, like the wood and the straw, bet in a table decoration made with leaves of bamboo mossô.
Picture 9 - The room of sober tones came to life with the intense green leaves of bamboo mossô
Picture 10 - If you have space, let them grow!
Image 11 - Planted in a small flowerbed, these mosso bamboos have their growth limited by the roof beam.
Picture 12 - And how about taking a moment of rest in the quiet company of some mosso bamboo feet.
Picture 13 - In this house, the mossô bamboos turn instead of hosts and elegantly receive those who arrive.
Picture 14 - Mossô bamboos are also a great option for the poolside.
Picture 15 - The wood floor combined with mossô bamboos brings a cozy and very pleasant climate for this house
Picture 16 - Even in small spaces it is possible to use bamboo mossô; here, for example, the idea was to form a small L-shaped plot with them.
Picture 17 - To leave the outer area cozier bet in lateral beds with bamboo mossô.
Picture 18 - An illuminated little corner is everything that a mosso bamboo foot wishes to grow beautiful and healthy.
Image 19 - These mosso bamboos have grown so much that they reach the ceiling.
Image 20 - Already this proposal is to change the face and the climate of the work environment; inspirational is not it?
Picture 21 - Mossô bamboos are great for creating indoor gardens, as long as they receive adequate lighting.
Image 22 - The slight curvature of this bamboo moss gives the plant a unique and very attractive look; To complete the proposal, the wooden deck was mounted around the bamboo.
Image 23 - The proposal here was to join tall plants, in this case the bamboo mossô with the buchinhas, species smaller and very different from the previous one.
Picture 24 - If the bamboo mossô begins to grow beyond the desired, just prune the plant.
Picture 25 - The green freshness of this room was guaranteed with the bamboo mossô vase strategically positioned next to the window.
Picture 26 - Next to the window of this other room the bamboo mossô also stands out.
Picture 27 - In this winter garden, the shade is guaranteed with the mossô bamboo specimens.
Image 28 - A different and original proposal: mossô bamboos planted inside pots and placed in the mini lake.
Picture 29 - In the same color: in this room, furniture and mossô bamboos harmonize perfectly.
Picture 30 - Here, mosso bamboo was bent to follow the height of the ceiling.
Picture 31 - In this zen path the mossô bamboos, the wood and the stones form a trio of great prominence.
Image 32 - Easy to maintain, mossô bamboos are excellent options for those who do not have much time for gardening.
Picture 33 - A unique and discreet bamboo mossô vase is enough to decorate the foot of this staircase.
Image 34 - Already here, the curvature of the bamboo accompanies the design of the staircase.
Picture 35 - Already here, the curvature of the mosso bamboo accompanies the design of the stairs.
Picture 36 - The bamboo mossô is the great star of this room of neutral and soft tones.
Image 37 - Do not want to use the curvature of bamboo mossô? No problem, let it grow naturally then.
Picture 38 - Bambos mossôs are a great request for modern and minimalist decoration proposals.
Picture 39 - On the veranda, the bamboo mossôs are pure charm, elegance and freshness.
Image 40 - Combining the color of the furniture with the color of the bamboo stem is a sure bet in the decoration.
Picture 41 - Here the green bamboo mossô joins the yellow of the armchairs to create contrast and highlight in the neutral environment.
Image 42 - Value the bamboo mossô bed with indirect lighting.
Picture 43 - This decoration that has as a base elements in wood gave continuity to the natural proposal with the mossô bamboo vase between the rooms.
Image 44 - When bamboo mossô can not be whole in the environment, some sheets just to decorate the workbench are enough.
Picture 45 - A swimming pool surrounded by the green of the plants, among them the bamboo mossô
Picture 46 - A perfect little corner to relax and get distracted after a tiring day.
Picture 47 - Mossos bamboos embrace this external area with a soft and delicate green.
Image 48 - A vessel of adequate size and that sustains the development of bamboo mossô is the secret for the cultivation of the species in pots.
Picture 49 - And that bland little corner under the stairs can change radically with a mosso bamboo planted under it! Look what a mess!
Picture 50 - To plant more than one bamboo seedlings mossô opt for rectangular cement pots.
Image 51 - Mossô bamboos also prove an excellent option for those who do not want to dare much in the landscape project.
Picture 52 - Banana tree and bamboo mossô: an unusual and original combination that worked.
Picture 53 - Mosso bamboos are always a great request when it comes to creating relaxing and relaxed environments.
Picture 54 - And even the most sophisticated decoration has room for a mossô bamboo vase.
Picture 55 - This green refuge is basically composed of mossô wood and bamboos.
Image 56 - It looks like a spa, but it's actually a balcony!
Image 57 - Here, mosso bamboos were planted next to the deck wood .
Image 58 - Green wall of moss bamboo composes the background of this outer area.
Image 59 - In this project, the mossô bamboo leaves were dispensed so that only the stem of the plant stood out.
Image 60 - The warmth and welcome of the tone of red burnt together with the freshness and tranquility of the mosso green bamboo vase; the result is a comfortable, cozy room that inspires serenity.