Drooping Timber Bamboo (Phyllostachys flexuosa)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 31 feet
Plant Spread: Spreads by underground runners
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Posted by hhong (Elgin, TX - Zone 8b) on Dec 7, 2014 9:01 PM

Produces edible shoots

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