A small understory bamboo with a fountain shape and large leaves. The species name S.flexuosum has been recently confirmed by Dr. Elizabeth Widjaja during her U.S. visit in late 2007. Until then, bamboo afficianados called the species Schizostachyum tutu as a referal to the Indonesian import that was originally numbered by Dr. Widjaja. The species ID tag # was Schizostachyum 2-2.
Grows to 10' tall with 1/2" diameter culm in Florida. Minimum temp. 30 degrees F. Min USDA zone: 9b/10. Click to find your zone.