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Broadleaf Bamboo
Broadleaf Bamboo Grows well in Ashburn! Out Of Stock
Broadleaf Bamboo

Poaceae Indocalamus Latifolius None

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Grows InZone 6A · -10° to -5° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Grows in Ashburn! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Shade, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Heat
Foliage ColorDark Green
Average Height6' to 8', 8' to 10'
Average Width4' to 6'
Additional Information About Broadleaf Bamboo


With dark green leaves up to a foot in length, Broadleaf Bamboo makes a nice indoor houseplant or outdoors is perfect for use to create a beautiful lush screen. With its lower foliage, it is perfect for an outstanding bamboo screen under 10 feet in height at maturity. It is hardy to 0 degrees F and prefers a shaded site with 4 to 6 hours of filter sun light.

Broadleaf Bamboo is a running bamboo, which means it spreads. Bamboo can be easily controlled in a small area (a normal city yard) simply by mowing or stepping on the young shoots. Keep in mind that running bamboo only puts up new shoots for a short time each year, and when they are "shooting", the new plants are very fragile and easy to destroy. New shoots could also be used for culinary purposes and cooked, much like asparagus. Root pruning, a Bamboo Root Barrier or growing plants in above- or below-ground containers are other methods to control spread.

Gardener Direct also carries Bamboo fertilizer and planting soil containing Biochar, a highly porous material that allows for long term water and nutrient holding capabilities. 



Containers/Pots: Excellent
Crafts: Good
Edible: Too small
Hedge: Excellent
Indoor: Excelllent
Ornamental: Excellent
Privacy Screen: Low screen to 10'
Specimen: In container
Wood Quality: Too small


USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6-11
Type: Clumping, Running
Height: 6-10'
Spread: 3'+ with no control
Culm Diameter: 1/2"
Sun: Shade, Filtered Sun, Am Sun
Soil: Average
Growth Rate: Moderate



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