Bali Blowpipe Bamboo - Schizostrachym iraten Expand

Bali Blowpipe Bamboo

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The culms on this bamboo are slender and compact, growing 4-5m in height, with a slight weeping habit at the top. Useful as a fast growing screening plant, with culms also used in South East Asia to make fishing rods, blow pipes and flutes.

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  • Plant - 140mm pot

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OTHER COMMON NAME(S)

Bali schizostachyum, Java schizostachyum

 

ORIGIN

Native to the island of Java in Indonesia

 

CULTIVATION

Grows best in the tropics and sub-tropics in free draining soil. Copes well with seasonal dry spells and tolerates cold temperatures down to -2° C.

Propagates by seed or division.

FamilyPoaceae
OriginExotic
SizeBig shrub/small tree (3-7m)
Decid/EvergrEvergreen
Growth RateFast
UsesScreening
Sun ExposureFull sun
Life CyclePerennial
Frost ResistanceLow
Wind ToleranceModerate
Dry ToleranceModerate
Flower ColourBrown
Scented FlowersNo
Aromatic FoliageNo
Harvest SeasonYear round

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