Mellocanna baccifera (Berry Bamboo)

A small open clumping bamboo. Both shoots and a pear-like seeds are edible.

Meaning of name: 'Baccifera' in Latin means 'Bearing Fruit'


Typical height: 6m
Typical culm diameter: 3cm
Minimum temperature tolerance: -3°C
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates.
Light conditions: Full sun to part shade
Growth habit: Open clumping, slightly weeping culms
Growing conditions: Moist, well drained soil. Keep well mulched.
Origin: India


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Mellocanna baccifera (Berry Bamboo) - 300mm pot Mellocanna baccifera (Berry Bamboo) - 300mm pot
Typical height 1.5m


The photos below show the baccifera fruit / seed whilst still on the culms, and the sprouted seeds. The sprouts (as shown) are only 2 or 3 weeks old.



Mellocanna baccifera (Berry Bamboo) - 300mm pot

Barcode 101010037456
Shipping Weight 9.0000kg

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