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Broadleaf Bamboo

Indocalamus latifolius

Height: 6′
Diameter: .3″
Cold Resistance: -5F
Light:Full sun to moderate shade

A perfect bamboo for a medium height screen.  It grows very dense with large leaves.  It is very cold hardy and will stay green down to a little below zero F. This bamboo makes an ideal screen about 4 to 6 feet tall. 

Broadleaf bamboo

This small grove of Broadleaf Bamboo is planted in an area that gets only an hour or two of sunlight.  It’s reached the maximum heigth of about 6′.

Notice the large leaves.  These are about 6 to 8 inches long and an inch wide.