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PlantFiles: Bamboo, Pring Legi
Gigantochloa sumatra

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gigantochloa (jy-gan-toh-KLOH-uh) (Info)
Species: sumatra

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive tropicalbamboo On Jan 18, 2008, tropicalbamboo from Loxahatchee, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

Becoming popular as an ornamental bamboo. Tight clump, persistant culm sheaths. Grows to about 30' tall.
New culms have beautiful lavendar stripes that fade to a cream color over time.

Regional...

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

Loxahatchee, Florida



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