Chusquea circinata (Arthrostylidium sp.)

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Bamboo
Family:
Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mexico
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
20-25 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
screens
Flowering Season:
Seldom produced
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Exposure:
Light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Regular to moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 25-30 degrees F.
This tropical bamboo from Chiapas forms graceful clumps, with dark stems and dense brushes of narrow leaves. It is best suited to light shade, in relatively frost free gardens.