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Giant Timber Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii

Pronunciation: bam-BOO-sa old-HAM-ee-eye
SKU #01131
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description The largest species of bamboo, making it one of the best for large, dense screens. Densely foliaged, strongly upright clumps having thick stems reaching 4 in. in diameter. Well-behaved, clumping habit is non-invasive. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Fast growing; forms large clumps 25 to 45 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
Landscape Use Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Design Ideas The large, dense habit of this Bamboo requires careful placement in the garden and will not be suitable for small, urban spaces. It will however make a bold statement as a backdrop to a large Asian garden or wooded lot. In the landscape it can be used as a clump of vertical poles for a columnar element or planted in mass for a fast growing barrier, screen or privacy hedge between properties. The clumping, non-invasive habit of Giant Timber Bamboo make it an easy, low maintenance choice for homeowners.
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.