Bambusa oldhamii
OLDHAM'S BAMBOO, GIANT TIMBER BAMBOO
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous clumping bamboo

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
15m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Origins: China-Korea-Taiwan

Other Botanical Names: Arundarbor oldhamii, Bambusa atrovirens, Dendrocalamopsis atrovirens, D. oldhamii, Leleba oldhamii, Neosinocalamus revolutus, Sinocalamus oldhamii

Other Common Names: Oldham's Sweet Shoot Bamboo

 
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Bambusa oldhamii
OLDHAM'S BAMBOO, GIANT TIMBER BAMBOO
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous clumping bamboo

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
15m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: dark green

Bark & Stems: green stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental & contemporary designs

Uses: informal screen, large planter, accents, soil binding

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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