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Bambusa tuldoides 'Punting Pole Bamboo'
A fast growing tight green timber bamboo that produces a large number of thick walled culms growing in a very straight tight clump. Hardy and drought tolerant bamboos in TX and is excellent for large privacy screen. Once established, It form a very dense tall privacy screen between neighbors.
It is easy to use in construction, because it can easily be cut when green and then dried into a durable pole. Cut culms traditionally used to push boats in rivers and streams (the non-football definition of "punt" is: to propel a boat by thrusting a pole against the bottom of a river, stream, or lake).
Classification: Clumping bamboo
Avg Max Ht: 35' ft
Max Dia: 2.5"
Min. Temp: 18o F
Light: (shade-sun 1-5) 3-5
Uses: Tall dense privacy screen or hedge, windbreaker, pole production