Friendly name: Temple Bamboo

Sinobambusa tootsik

Maximum Height: 30'
Maximum Diameter: 1 1/2"
Minimum Temperature: -3° F
Does best in 3/4 day sun.
Spreading: Aggressive
ID: Grif 13934 01 PL

Sinobambusa tootsik

A vigorous growing runner with straight, erect culms.

Sinobambusa tootsik

Botanical Latin is essentially a written language .... How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned...
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Name Botanical Alternate Meaning
Sinobambusa SY-no-bam-BOO-suh   In compound words, sino refers to China and bambusa is the result of an erroneous pronunciation of the Indian word Mambu 
tootsik TOOT-sick    

Performance data
Sinobambusa tootsik (Zone 7)
Year Height Diam Low Temp Winter damage First shoot
1 2.5' 0 1/8" 10° High leaf burn April 18
2 5.5' 0 1/4" 11° Medium leaf burn April 22
3 11' 0 1/4" None May 12
4 14' 0 1/2" None May 13
5 16' 0 3/4" None May 19
We start harvesting and grooming our groves after the 5th year, so any results after that would not reflect the true performance of the grove.
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Sinobambusa tootsik
Edible shoots Good Hedge Good
House Too large Wood quality Good
Container Good Crafts Good
Screen Excellent Ornamental Excellent
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