Clumping Species: Bambusa oldhamii
Common Name: Oldham’s bamboo
Maximum Height: 15m
Culm Diameter: 100mm
Minimum Temperature: – 9°C
It has exceeded all growth expectations from when first planted in 1992. It’s readily accepted edible midsized shoots harvesting over a ten week. A popular upright tight clumping species favoured by landscapers and permaculture growers. It’s the most versatile and popular productive windbreak, avenue or feature plant in South East Qld. Planted extensively for shoot production in frost prone and soggy areas where it is not possible to grow running species.
|Uses for this bamboo species||Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species|
|Screening – Hedging||Full Sun|
|Erosion Control – Landslip Control||Partial Sun|
|Dust Suppression – Dust Capture||Partial Shade|
|Edible Shoots||Cold Environments|
|Shading – Live Fence||Suburban Areas|
|Carbon Sequestration||Rural Areas|
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