A striking sight, the canes of this rare and unique species can reach 7″ in diameter and 60 ft. in height when mature. The long, bright green foliage of Giant Timber Bamboo adds to its garden appeal. Giant Timber also produces tasty shoots and is hardy to minus 10º F.
Latin Name: Phyllostachys vivax
Site and Soil: Giant Timber Bamboo likes 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Hardiness: Timber Bamboo is hardy to minus 10ºF.
Size at Maturity: 50-60 ft. in height
Pests & Diseases: Bamboo is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed