Giant bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species

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Clumping Species: Dendrocalamus giganteus

Common Name: Giant bamboo

Maximum Height: 20m

Culm Diameter: 200mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin:  Burma

 

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Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $88
25L $165

 

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The name says it all. The largest of all bamboos. Tremendous culms that do not want to grow straight unless the stand is well managed. Huge culms yielding large quantities of heavy timber. The best specimen seen in Australia is in the Flecker Gardens at Cairns.

Only suited for the wet equatorial regions.

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Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Full Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Sun
Poles Partial Shade
Shading Hot Environments
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

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