New Guinea Green bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for edible shoots

Clumping Species: Nastus elatus

Common Name: New Guinea Green bamboo

Maximum Height:  15m

Culm Diameter: 60mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin: New Guinea


Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $44
25L $88
45L $132


Long narrow light greyish-green leaves with bright green culms that turn yellowish with age and exposure. It’s a distinctive ornamental producing shoots that can be eaten raw.


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

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