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Phyllostachys edulis

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Description: This beautiful bamboo is native to China and Japan, known for its edible shoots and large culms (canes). Hardy down to -10C and will tolerate medium winds, this bamboo will spread over time but will happily grow in a pot and eventually form culms (canes) in 40cm in diameter. Max hight and spread takes around 40 years.

Max Hight: 10M
Width: 10Mcm
Soil Type: Neutral
Hardiness: Down to -10C
Light: Full to half sun

Phyllostachys edulis  | Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33
Phyllostachys edulis  | Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33
Pot SizeTotal Price
1.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about the Phyllostachys genus

Common names

Madake, Giant timber bamboo, Ku-chiku, Bamboo


Phyllostachys genus (Madake). There are about 80 species of medium and large growing bamboos which are evergreen, the plants have spreading rhizomes. The leaves are lance-shaped with cross veins that give a tessellated appearance. The flowers are produced at varying intervals but are not decorative.


They will thrive in a sheltered position that is not too dry.

Interest and use

Used for hedging as well as for ornamentation. The woody stems can have many uses.

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  • Growth HabitBranched clump

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