Guadua angustifolia (Colombian Giant Thorny) Bamboo



Guadua angustifolia is a tropical species of giant timber bamboo native to South America. It is considered to be the strongest bamboo family in the world, and also the 3rd largest.

In the details:

Typical height: up to 25m
Typical culm diameter: 15cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: down to -2°C
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, but can tolerate a light frost
Light conditions:  Full sun
Growth habit: Upright, open clumping and thorny
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Likes to be well mulched.
Origin: Colombia

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