General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 14-16 feet
Plant Spread: 14-16 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Stem
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 30 - 90 days.
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow the seeds, lightly covering with potting medium.
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Clump division. Dig clumps with at least 3 canes, taking care to cause as little disturbance to the main root system as possible. Pot in sandy, well draining medium and keep in shade until sufficient root system has developed.
Pollinators: Wind

Common names
  • Hedge Bamboo
  • Chinese Bamboo

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Location: Kunming Botanical Garden, Kunming, Yunnan, China.
Date: August
Location: Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: 2014-02-02

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