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Bambusa textilis 'Gracilis'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bambusa (bam-BOO-suh) (Info)
Species: textilis (teks-TIL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Gracilis

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light 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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive bohnnco On May 28, 2011, bohnnco from Houston, TX wrote:

This is a very nice, hardy clumping bamboo in 9a (Houston). I have to clumps that went through two, back to back, oddly cold winters. We were down to 20s a few hours for several days. My b oldhamii lost all leaves on all clums and a number of large clumps died to the ground. b. textilis gracilis did not even lose leaves much less clums. I never see b. texilis or texilis gracilis in Houston gardens and that is a shame. We need to look past the oldhamii!

Regional...

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

Encinitas, California
Boca Del Mar, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
Bradenton, Florida
Edgewater, Florida
Loxahatchee, Florida
Manasota Key, Florida
Navarre, Florida
Palm City, Florida
Pinellas Park, Florida
Whitfield, Florida
Yulee, Florida
Maalaea, Hawaii



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