Guadua angustifolia (Columbian Giant Thorny)

A magnificent bamboo which produces exceptional quality timber - straight and strong. If you have the space and are after a good timber bamboo (as well as a spectacular ornamental), then this is a must have. Thorny lower branches. Open clumping.

Meaning of name: 'Guadua' comes from the native word that Columbian and Equadorian communities call this bamboo. 'Angustifolia' in Latin means Narrow Leaf.

 

Synonyms (AKA): Columbian Timber Bamboo

 

Typical height: 25m
Typical culm diameter: 15cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: -2°C
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, but still tolerates some frost
Light conditions: Full sun
Growth habit: Upright, open clumping, thorny
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Keep well mulched.
Origin: Columbia

 

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Guadua angustifolia (Columbian Giant Thorny) - 5 litre bag Guadua angustifolia (Columbian Giant Thorny) - 5 litre bag
Typical height 1m
$55.00

 

This structural bamboo is said to be insect and rot proof for up to forty years. It is straight, strong and thick walled with an open clumping growth habit.

Very beautiful but also very thorny, though the thorns are only present on the lower third section of each culm.

If you have the space and are after a good timber bamboo (aswell as a spectacular ornamental), then this is a must have.

(GUAANG)

SKU GUAANG

Guadua angustifolia (Columbian Giant Thorny) - 5 litre bag

SKU GUAANG_3L
Barcode 101445987758
Shipping Weight 3.5000kg

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