Photo: Žan Pečelin, Biotehnical Centre Naklo
Floor Cover, Solitaire, Grouping plants
China, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Leaves are lancelike and about 15 cm long.
If it has enough water, heat and sun it is flowers all year long.
It can grow up to 2.5 m if it has good conditions. Lots of stems grow from its roots, so it looks like a bush.
The bark is smooth. As long as the plant is still young it is green and when it gets older it turns to light brown.
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
In natural environment some sorts of bamboo can grow up to 50 m (up to 60 cm per day). It is very aggressive to other plants so it is good to limit its growth.
Decorative useful value
Decorative value can be found in its lancelike leaves.