Chusquea sulcata

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Bamboo
Family:
Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mexico
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
To 15-20 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
screens
Flowering Season:
Seldom produced
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Exposure:
Light shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
This graceful clumping bamboo has golden culms with dark green nodes; deep green long leaves cascade from drooping stems. Occurs from southern Mexico to Costa Rica.