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Plant Category: Bamboo
This is a diverse group of woody culmed plants within the grass family (Poaceae), cosmopolitan in distribution, with over 1,200 species ranging from miniatures to towering giants over 150 feet. Bamboo provides for food needs, medicinal ingredients, the timber for structures, fences, poles, thatch for roofs and basketry and beauty for the garden. Also see our Bamboo Page for more information.
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Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum Mexican Weeping Bamboo - Vigorous clumping bamboo to 20' tall w/ arching culms & abundant narrow leaves. Moderately drought tolerant. Full sun/light shade. Hardy to 22 F. 
Otatea aztecorum 'Chica' Dwarf Mexican Weeping Bamboo - Vigorous clumping bamboo to 6-8' tall w/ arching culms & abundant narrow leaves. Moderately drought tolerant. Full sun/light shade. Hardy to 22 F. 
Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Spectabilis' Green Groove Bamboo - Running bamboo to 18-26' tall with 1" wide green striped yellow culms. Full sun/ light shade. Regular to occasional irrigation. Hardy to -10 F. 
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon' Striped Running Timber Bamboo - A beautiful running bamboo 35 feet tall w/ 2 inch wide golden culms that are vertically green banded on alternate culms. Full Sun. Hardy to 5 F. 
Phyllostachys edulis Moso Bamboo - Large running bamboo with 7" wide culms to 75' tall. Hardy to 0 degrees F. Full Sun. Moderate Water Needs. [P.heterocycla pubescens] 
Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo - Running bamboo to 20-30' tall with 1-2 inch jet black (when mature)culms. Part sun/ light shade. Regular to little irrigation needs. Hardy to 0 F. 
Phyllostachys viridis 'Robert Young' Slowly spreading bamboo to 25-40' tall with 2-3" wide culms that mature to golden yellow with green stripes. Full sun. Water regularly. Hardy to -5F. 
Phyllostachys vivax 'Aureocaulis' Striped Giant Running Timber Bamboo - Large running Bamboo 30-65' tall with golden culms striped in green. Full Sun. Occasional to regular water. Medium water needs. Hardy -5 degrees F. 
Pleioblastus pygmaeus Dwarf Bamboo - Running bamboo to 1-2 feet tall w/ narrow culms bearing small leaves (hairy undersides). Sun/Light Shade. Hardy to 10 F. Can be invasive. 
Pleioblastus shibuyanus 'Tsuboi' Vigorous dwarf running bamboo to 1-2' tall with dark leaves w/ white variegation. Full sun (coast) to light shade. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Pleioblastus viridistriatus Dwarf Greenstripe Bamboo - Running bamboo to 2-3' tall w/ yellow chartreuse foliage. Sun/Light Shade. Low to medium water needs. Hardy to <15 degrees F 
Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata' Variegated Chinese Temple Bamboo - Running bamboo 15-20+' tall w/1" wide culms topped w/cream-striped leaves. Full sun (coast)/light shade. Regular to occasional H2O. Hardy to 10F. 
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