The Decora bamboo is a cold hardy giant timber reaching up to 30′ and hardy to -10°F. It performs very well under stress of desert heat, drought, or cold. It has massive drooping leaves on straight, upright culms. It is a native to the Yangtze valley of China. The decora shoots up early in the year, with colorful culm sheaths and red to purple new shoots.
Common name: Beautiful bamboo, Meizhu.
Height x Diameter: Ht. 30’x2.5”.
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -10°F
USDA zone 6-10.
Light: Full sun.
Culm: Green to yellow/orange in full sun.
Uses: Hedge, screen, grove, specimen.
Distribution: Kiangsu China.