Bambusa textilis 'Scranton' /Weaver's Bamboo

Bambusa textilis 'Scranton'  / Bambusa textilis 'Scranton'
Tight clustering of the culms
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Tight clustering of the culms

Typical clum of the weaver's bamboo

Dense foliage makes for an excellent tall screen

Dense foliage

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Scientific Name: Bambusa textilis 'Scranton'
Common Name: Weaver's Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an excellent rather tight clumping bamboo. It will make an excellent tall privacy screen. Provide this an all bamboos with moist, fertile soil for best growth performance, but they will actually tolerate a rather wide range of growing conditions. This thin walled bamboo is a popular selection for weaving.