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Himalayacalamus asper

Tibetan Princess Bamboo

Bamboo

Comments

A striking ornamental bamboo; graceful, narrow stems with culms that mature to burgundy in sun; protect from hot afternoon sun; an interesting variety with a lovley garden profile

Description

A striking ornamental bamboo; graceful, narrow stems with culms that mature to burgundy in sun; protect from hot afternoon sun; an interesting variety with a lovley garden profile

Landscape Attributes

Tibetan Princess Bamboo is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a shapely form and gracefully arching stalks. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Tibetan Princess Bamboo is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Tibetan Princess Bamboo will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 15 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8a

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20 feet

10 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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