Timor black bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for feature or ornamental, Clumping species giant hedge

Bambusa lako (Timor black)

Clumping Species: Bambusa lako

Common Name: Timor black bamboo

Maximum Height: 12m

Culm Diameter: 70mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin:  Timor

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $55
25L $132
45L $275
100L $550

 

It has deep purple almost black culms, with faint green stripes. It grows well in rich moist soil, and is known for its colourful culms that progress from green to greenish purple to brownish purple as it ages. When mature the culms are glossy black culms with dark green stripes.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Shade
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Indoors
Ornamental Hot Environments
Poles Cold Environments
Shading – Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

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