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Bambusa oldhamii

Classification

Order: Cyperales
   Family: Poaceae
            Genus: Bambusa
                        Specie: Bambusa oldhamii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, loamy soil

Features: Bright green stems ageing to yellow

Uses: Edible shoots Furniture Windbreaks

Zones: 8-11

Description: One of the more cold-hardy Bambusa species, this is native to southern China and Taiwan. It makes a compact clump of very upright stems to 50 ft (15 m) tall and 24 in (60 cm) thick, at first bright green with a thin whitish bloom but ageing to yell

Growth Habit: Clump forming

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