Tortoise Shell Bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis 'Heterocycla')

Botanical names:
Phyllostachys edulis Accepted
Phyllostachys heterocycla Synonym
Phyllostachys pubescens var. heterocycla Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Pollinators: Wind

Comments:
Posted by greene (Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) - Zone 8b) on Jan 5, 2014 9:16 AM

Also called 'Kikko-Chiku' which means 'tortoise-shell' in Japanese.

Some sources say it is an unstable sport; not a true cultivar.

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