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Buddha's Belly Bamboo


Buddha's belly bamboo is a large, clumping bamboo with interestingly shaped culms that have a characteristic bulge at the nodes, giving this plant its common name. Use in containers to achieve the most interesting growth from this bamboo, or plant it in open soil where it can be used as an effective screen or vertical feature.

Bambusa ventricosa

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Smooth

Leaf length : 5"

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped

Leaf color : Dark green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity height : 10-30 ft.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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