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.