(Red Margin Bamboo)
- Height: 30 - 50 feet (9 - 15m)
- Max. Diameter: 2" (5cm)
- Hardiness: -20°C (-5°F)
- USDA Zone: 6a
- Light: Full Sun
Phyllostachys rubromarginata is also known as the 'Red Margin Bamboo'. It is a very strong and upright timber bamboo. New shoots have a red margin, hence the name rubro (red) marginata (margin).
Red Margin Bamboo has an amazing tolerance for colder weather and dry winds. Its fast rate of growth is well suited for those seeking a bamboo grove or screen fast. It's versatility makes it one of the best choices of timber bamboo here in the Pacific Northwest.
Red margins on the sheaths.