Phyllostachys dulcis

Phyllostachys dulcis




A tall, hardy bamboo, capable of producing canes of substantial diameter even in cooler districts.

Well spaced, glossy  green canes of about 6m or more. Diameter up to 7cm.

Ideal as a tall, slowly expanding grove. Spread in 10 years if not harvested as bamboo shoots, 1.5/4m.

Has tolerated -18C.

Suitable for sun or light shade.

The shoots are highly regarded for culinary purposes.

A fine specimen plant and also suitable as a slowly developing tall screen.

A very impressive species recently introduced into the UK and still rather scarce.

Limited availability.


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Updated 2/8/2019