SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Quail Botanical Gardens - Encinitas, CA
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.
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.
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.
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Bambusa textilis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/bambusa-textilis >
SelecTree Nursery Connection Map
Cal Poly / ESRI