Clumping bamboo, Berg bamboo
|US Patent #||
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
150" / 100" / –"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Average, well drained, moist.
Dormant in winter, dormancy over winter.
Dry moderately between waterings.
Clumping and more upright than other bamboos.
Use as a hedge, screen, barrier, or as a specimen.
|Finish Time to 4"||
6 – 8 weeks
Wind tolerant. Can be used in coastal plantings. Does not tolerate high heat and humidity.
This is a clumping bamboo from South Africa. It forms upright, dense clumps with 1 inch wide canes, or culms. It grows 12 to 15 feet tall and spreads 5 to 10 feet wide. They are very wind tolerant and can be used in coastal plantings.