A hard to find, very attractive form of clumping Bamboo, Ivory Column Clumping Bamboo features glossy, bright green foliage, strong canes that can reach 20 ft. in height and white culm sheaths that contrast nicely with the dark green canes. Ivory Column produces tasty shoots and the canes are used for weaving and walking sticks in China. Ivory column Bamboo likes afternoon shade and is hardy to 0ºF.
Latin Name: Fargesia robusta
Site and Soil: This Bamboo likes partial shade and well drained soil.
Hardiness: This Bamboo is hardy to 0ºF.
Size at Maturity: 15-20 ft. in height
Pests & Diseases: Bamboo is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed