SelecTree: Tree Detail

WEAVER'S BAMBOO
Bambusa textilis

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Photo Locations: Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA

General Notes

This attractive bamboo is non-invasive and grows in tight clumps. Used for weaving. When uncontrolled, this bamboo can grow to 50 feet in height.

Native to Southern China.

Family: Poaceae

Tree Characteristics

Columnar Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Light Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Follicle.

Bark Green, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 7 - 9 and 13 - 23.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 11.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids and Scales.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Unfavorable.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Bambusa textilis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/bambusa-textilis >

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