Chinese Temple Bamboo
Sinobambusa tootsik

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sinobambusa (sy-no-bam-BOO-sa) (Info)
Species: tootsik

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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:

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

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Gainesville, Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Nov 12, 2005, MitchF from Lindsay, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

A`fast grower, and good cover plant

Positive

On Oct 17, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Runner- so watch out... has very straight 1.5" thick culms that tend to be pretty spaced apart. Culms have a dull olive green coloration. Leaves small, densely space and tend to start about 10' up or higher (so at walking level all you have are the culms- nice look!).