Bambusa textilis var. Glabra

A beautiful straight, thin walled ornamental bamboo. The Glabra is much like the Textilis, but with more predominant white on the lower parts of the internodes giving the plant a stripy appearance.

Meaning of name: 'Glabra' in Latin means 'Without Hair' or 'smooth', referring to the complete lack of hair on the culms sheaths.


Typical height: 10 to 12m
Typical culm diameter: 5cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: -12°C
Climate: Very cold tolerant. Grows well anywhere in Australia
Light conditions: Full sun to part shade
Growth habit: Upright, tidy
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Keep well mulched.
Origin: China


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16  in stock
Bambusa textilis var. Glabra - 3 litre bag Bambusa textilis var. Glabra - 3 litre bag
Typical height 1m


The Bambusa textilis can get quite large in clump diameter. In approximately 5 years, it tends to be about 1m in diameter, and about 2m in diameter after about 10 years. Therefore, it should be planted at least 1 to 1.5m away from fences and boundaries, in garden beds at least 2m wide. 

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



Bambusa textilis var. Glabra - 3 litre bag

Barcode 101560107411
Shipping Weight 2.5000kg

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