Bambusa maculata (Pring Tutul)

Nice looking plant which produces timber which dries to an unusual mottled pattern of brown spots spread over the whole culm. Used extensively in Indonesia for furniture making, where the timber is usually referred to as 'Tiger Bamboo'.

Meaning of name: 'Maculata' in Latin means Spotted


Typical height: 20m
Typical culm diameter: 12cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: -2°C
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates.
Light conditions: Full sun to part shade
Growth habit: Upright, slightly weeping
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Keep well mulched.
Origin: Indonesia


Quantity Stock image Options Price incl. GST
18  in stock
Bambusa maculata (Pring Tutul) - 3 litre bag Bambusa maculata (Pring Tutul) - 3 litre bag
Typical height 1m


Tutul - meaning spots. Culms have high contrasting dark blotches when dry. Giant variety of bamboo suitable for collectors and bamboo enthusiasts. Makes an excellent windbreak, soil stabiliser, landslip control and as a stockfeed. Looks great in mixed plantings with other unique tropical plants.

For further growing information, tips and tricks, check out our Planting and Growing Growing Bamboo Guide.



Bambusa maculata (Pring Tutul) - 3 litre bag

Barcode 101190037445
Shipping Weight 2.5000kg

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