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Bambusa vulgaris

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, loamy soil

Features: Dark green stems

Uses: Screen Informal hedge

Zones: 9-12

Description: This large bamboo has been grown so widely in Asia that its exact origin is now uncertain. The normal form has dark green stems up to 80 ft (24 m) high and 6 in (15 cm) thick, used for structural purposes, but their high starch content encourages insect a

Growth Habit: Clump forming

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