Clumping Species: Dendrocalamus asper f. niger
Common Name: Black asper or Hittam bamboo
Maximum Height: 30m
Culm Diameter: 160mm
Minimum Temperature: – 2°C
Pot Sizes & Prices:
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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