Clumping Species: Dendrocalamus asper f. niger
Common Name: Black asper or Hittam bamboo
Maximum Height: 30m
Culm Diameter: 160mm
Minimum Temperature: – 2°C
It has soft hair and beige brown fur covers brown/black culms which have hairy lighter cream bands circling the nodes. Excellent shoot bamboo. This is also a wonderful ornamental feature plant for a large property.
For timber, the walls are thick and it has good culm strength and durability. It’s reasonably cold resistant species, which can withstand minor frost.
|Uses for this bamboo species||Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species|
|Erosion Control – Landslip Control||Full Sun|
|Dust Suppression – Dust Capture||Partial Sun|
|Edible Shoots – Poles||Hot Environments|
|Shading – Live Fence||Suburban Areas|
|Carbon Sequestration – Stock Feed||Rural Areas|
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