A new introduction to our nursery.
Originally from the savannas of tropical Africa, this plant is relatively drought tolerant for a bamboo, becoming semi-deciduous in dry conditions. Looks beautiful in moist and humid conditions. Though called the wine bamboo, the alcoholic beverages brewed from this plant are more similar to beer. Should grow to 30' with 2.5" diameter culms. Minimum temp 30 degrees F. Min USDA zone: 10. Click to find your zone.