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Phyllostachys nuda, Nuda Bamboo, Nude Sheath bamboo (Phyllostachys Nuda)

Categorized as: Bamboo,Ornamental Grass

May 12, 2010 | 13293 Views | 0 Comments

Phyllostachys nuda Nuda is one of the hardiest bamboos. New culms emerge purplish green, eventually lightening to match the leaf color. It has dark green culms with a bright white ring at the node. The leaves are also darker than most other bamboos. This is a running bamboo, so take precautions for restraint; read our blog entry on controlling bamboo. Though it is reluctant to spread into very dry soils, it is resistant to some drought. Typical diameter is about 1-2" wide.
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Phyllostachys
Species: Nuda
Cultivar: None Identified