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Phyllostachys glauca /Hedge Bamboo

Phyllostachys glauca  / Phyllostachys glauca
Typical growth of the hedge bamboo
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Typical growth of the hedge bamboo

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Scientific Name: Phyllostachys glauca
Common Name: Hedge Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This selection is named for the blue-white waxy powder that covers the young bamboo culms. This attractive ornamental bamboo can withstand drier conditions than most varieties. It produces edible shoots.