Clumping Species: Guadua angustifolia
Common Name: Columbian giant thorny bamboo
Maximum Height: 25m
Culm Diameter: 150mm
Minimum Temperature: – 2°C
It’s one of the highest quality timber species from tropical South America. It is easily identified by the short internodes ringed with a broad white band and thorny branches. Rot & insect resistant, used extensively in all types of construction.
For a full description of the versatility of the species in these books “Tropical Bamboos” & “Grow Your Own House” ISBN # 0 8478 1192 1. This publication features just this species and its everyday use.
The long rhizome necked shoots can emerge up to a metre away from the parent culm thus forming an open clump.
|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 – Shading||Partial Shade|
|Carbon Sequestration||Hot Environments|
|Stock Feed||Rural Areas|
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