Phyllostachys vivax
GIANT TIMBER BAMBOO
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous clumping bamboo

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
15m
Plant habit
 
20m

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Flowers: n/a

Bark & Stems: green, banded stems

Edibility: edible stems
 
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Phyllostachys vivax
GIANT TIMBER BAMBOO
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous clumping bamboo

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
15m
Plant habit
 
20m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Bark & Stems: green, banded stems

Edibility: edible stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & oriental 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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