One of the most graceful bamboos known. Culm walls very thick,
almost solid - small leaves. Extremely erect and tight clumping. Culms used for umbrella handles in Thailand. Planted as an ornamental by Buddhist monks around temples. Shoots edible. There are several cultivars of this species in distribution within the U.S. and we've collected four different forms (so far). This one we call 'standard' as it is the truest in form. 40' with 3" culms. Min. temp 25�F.
Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.