Bamboo Suitability For House Plant - Knowledgebase Question

New York, NY
Question by putaitai
August 24, 2004
Will Bissett Bamboo survive indoors in a southern exposure under the vagrancies of apartment heating?


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Answer from NGA
August 24, 2004

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siamensis - ?Monastery Bamboo? - indoor height 20 feet. Graceful yet strong. Small leaves on green culms. Moderate to high light required. Tolerates drought. Native to China, Burma, Thailand. Tropical.

The Phyllostachys species, including Bissett bamboo, are not good candidates for indoor growing, but the above suggestions should work well in your apartment.

Best wishes with your indoor garden! siamensis - ?Monastery Bamboo? - indoor height 20 feet. Graceful yet strong. Small leaves on green culms. Moderate to high light required. Tolerates drought. Native to China, Burma, Thailand. Tropical.

The Phyllostachys species, including Bissett bamboo, are not good candidates for indoor growing, but the above suggestions should work well in your apartment.

Best wishes with your indoor garden!

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