Dendrocalamus barbatus grows in the southeast, south and southwest of Yunnan, China. More in cultivation than in the wild, and is cultivated in Chongqing, Sichuan and Guizhou. It is similar to D. membranaceus, but larger.
Used for construction, paper, bamboo fiber plywood and handicraft. Shoots are edible. Bamboo clumps are giant and upright, of great ornamental value.
Will grow to at least 50' tall with 3" - 4" diameter culms.
New import. .
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