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PlantFiles: Andean Weeping Bamboo, Chilean Bamboo
Chusquea andina

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chusquea (chus-KWEE-uh) (Info)
Species: andina (an-DY-nuh) (Info)

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

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

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive eos1954 On Mar 13, 2008, eos1954 from Curico
Chile wrote:

Despite it's beautiful canes and leafs , it's principal carachteristic is that is one of the few bamboo variery , that is completly solid , not hollow as the 99% of bamboo varieties world wide.
This plant is also succsessful in locations with very cold , rainy and snow fall winter , as it's original weather in southern Chile , close to Los Andes Mountains.

Regional...

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

Tacoma, Washington



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