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Dendrocalamus hookeri

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dendrocalamus hookeri Bhutan Green Bamboo,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Dense, Spreading, Upright

Attractive clumping Bamboo with hardy upright canes that are 10cm in diameter and large green tropical-looking foliage. A very tough and fast growing Bamboo that will also tolerate cold climates. Fantastic feature plant for tropical themed gardens or use as a privacy screen. Grows approx 15m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: High
Wind: High