PlantsPhyllostachys→Moso-Chiku (Phyllostachys edulis)

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

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 25 to 75 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 25 feet
Flower Color: White
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Wind

 Seeds of  photo of seedling

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Location: home Date: 2016-03-06 Seeds of  photo of seedling
By jimard8
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Location: Home Date: 2016-03-05seedling of March 2016 3weeks old
By jimard8
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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