A large, woody, thorny, green bamboo with erect culms. One of several South American timber bamboos in this genus. Our stock originated from seed that was collected and germinated by Gib Cooper of B.O.T.A.
Frequently confused with G.angustifolia. May grow taller than listed.
80' with 7" diameter culms in South Florida. Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.