Thamnocalamus tessellatus /Mountain Bamboo, Bergbamboes

Thamnocalamus tessellatus  / Thamnocalamus tessellatus
Tight clumps, upright growth
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Tight clumps, upright growth

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Scientific Name: Thamnocalamus tessellatus
Common Name: Mountain Bamboo, Bergbamboes
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a tight, clumping bamboo which has large one-inch canes (culms) for its relative short height. Grows quite upright. Reported to be the only bamboo hardy enough to grow in the colder parts of the Pacific Northwest. Reported not to perform well in the hot, humid South.