Borinda Utilis Bamboo


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Borina Utilis Bamboo

Hardiest of all the Borinda bamboos. The Utilis is a clumping (non running) bamboo, hardy down to 10f. Its foliage is feather like. It’s growth is cascading, with a somewhat weeping habit as it matures. This is a great bamboo for those who live in a northern, more mild part of the U.S. Tolerates deep shade, but can take morning sun with afternoon shade.

Height x Diameter: 18′ x 1″.
USDA zones: 8-9.  Find your zone here.
Minimum temperature: 10°f.
Light: Shade.
Culm: Burgundy red when given some sun
Uses: Specimen, hedge, container, screen.
Distribution: China.
Spread: Clumping.

The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Borinda Utilis, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1-2 years old,  1'-3' tall, with 1-3 culms (canes).

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