Chimonocalamus pallens

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Bamboo
Family:
Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Geographic Origin:
China and Taiwan
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
25 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
screens
Flowering Season:
Seldom produced
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Clumping bamboo from Yunnan, China has ornamental dark green leaves. New stems are blue green; leaf sheaths are greenish with purple markings. Shoots are reported to be good for eating. Sun or light shade, moderate watering.