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PlantFiles: Kako Bamboo
Dendrocalamus hamiltonii

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dendrocalamus (den-droh-KAL-uh-mus) (Info)
Species: hamiltonii

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
over 40 ft. (12 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:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Jan 6, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

A Himalayan species with some droop to the culms and huge leaves (over a foot long). This may be one of the more cold hardy of the species.

Regional...

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

Englewood, Florida



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