Clumping Species: Dendrocalamus asper f. niger

Common Name: Black asper or Hittam bamboo

Maximum Height: 30m

Culm Diameter: 160mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin:  India

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:

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Pot,Price
6L,$110
24L,$220
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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.

 
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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
Ornamental,Partial Shade
Edible Shoots – Poles,Hot Environments
Shading – Live Fence,Suburban Areas
Carbon Sequestration – Stock Feed,Rural Areas
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