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Phyllostachys dulcis
Common Name: Sweetshoot Bamboo Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

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The masses of large drooping leaves, the thick culms, and a white ring at the node make this one of our most beautiful bamboos. Phyllostachys dulcis will occasionally display cream-colored stripes on its culms.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height25-40'  Bloom TimeSpring - Winter 
Spread5-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourBlack 
Hardiness Zone6-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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