Red Margin Bamboo is a graceful and attractive variety featuring luxurious, supple, dark green foliage and culm sheaths with an attractive red margin. This valuable and ornamental species produces tasty shoots, strong canes, and is reportedly tolerant of alkaline soils and high winds. Red Margin grows 15-20 ft. in height and is hardy to minus minus 5º F.
Latin Name: Phyllostachys rubromarginata
Site and Soil: Red Margin likes 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Hardiness: Red Margin Bamboo is hardy to minus 5 F.
Size at Maturity: 15-20 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