A vigorous growing runner with straight, erect culms.
Botanical Latin is essentially a written language ....
How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned...
|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|
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"||8°||None||May 12|
|4||14'||0 1/2"||6°||None||May 13|
|5||16'||0 3/4"||5°||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.|
|House||Too large||Wood quality||Good|