Bambusa textilis gracilis 4
Bambusa textilis gracilis 4

Bambusa textilis gracilis
(Slender Weaver’s Bamboo)
(Graceful)
USDA Zone: 10A - 11
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Origin: Southern China
Type: Evergreen rhizomatous , Clumping bamboo

Typical Height: 25’-30’
(7.6–9.0mts)
Typical Spread: 6’-8’
(1.8–2.4mts)
Typical Culms: 1”-2" medium green

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Medium    
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: Moderate
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: N/A
Flowering Season: N/A
Flower Feature: N/A
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Gramineae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple; linear; Small
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: Invasive

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (6’-8’OA)
7G (8’-12’OA)
15G (12’-15’OA)
25G (15’-18’OA)
45G (16’-18’OA)
FG (16’-20’OA)
(4.9–6.0mts)

Typical planting distance:
4'-6' O.C. Hedge type
(1.8-2.4mts)
10’–20’ O.C. Specimen
(3.0–6.0mts)

Common Uses: Screening; Specimen when trimmed; large shrubs; 
Category: Bamboo

Notes: Very ornamental bamboo that forms tight clumps. These canes are very erect and slightly weep at the tips.

+ In this Photo:
Bambusa textilis gracilis
(Slender Weaver’s Bamboo)
Culms close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
January 2014
Miami Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Bamboo
Palmco’s quick guide to noninvasive clumping Bamboos

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=1981

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63914/

http://www.bamboo-plants.com.au/bamboo-products/slender-weaver-bamboo.php