Dendrocalamus asper cv. 'Hitam' (Black Asper or Betung Hitam)

This black culmed giant produces great timber and boasts the fastest growth rate of all the big bamboos. It also produces beautiful sweet edible shoots. A must have if you've got the space.

Meaning of name: 'Hitam' is the Indonesian word for Black. Betung is what the Indonesians call 'Asper', hence 'Betung Hitam'

 

Typical height: 30m
Typical culm diameter: 30cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: -5°C
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, but still tolerates some frost
Light conditions: Full sun
Growth habit: Upright, slightly weeping tops
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Keep well mulched.
Origin: Indonesia

 

Quantity Stock image Options Price
53 in stock
Dendrocalamus asper cv. 'Hitam' (Black Asper or Betung Hitam) - 5 litre bag Dendrocalamus asper cv. 'Hitam' (Black Asper or Betung Hitam) - 5 litre bag
Typical height 1m
$66.00

 

In Australian conditions, it is unusual to see it taller than 25m. It needs good moisture and high humidity to reach its full potential.

At Bamboo Land, this bamboo has the biggest culm diameter (at the base) out of all the bamboos - easily gets to a whopping 20cm.

(DENASPHIT)

SKU DENASPHIT

Dendrocalamus asper cv. 'Hitam' (Black Asper or Betung Hitam) - 5 litre bag

SKU DENASPHIT_3L
Barcode 101010058888
Shipping Weight 3.5000kg

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