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PlantFiles: Bamboo
Borinda angustissima

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Borinda (bor-IN-da) (Info)
Species: angustissima (an-gus-TIS-sih-muh) (Info)

Synonym:Fargesia angutissima

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Perennials

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant is monocarpic
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Jun 3, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

slender (1/8") dainty clumping bamboo from China high elevations. New culms are a purplish green covered with white tomentum.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anniston, Alabama
Gadsden, Alabama
Westford, Massachusetts



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