Photo copyright: Ned Jaquith 2002
Common names: Marliac,
Maximum Height: 30+ feet
Diameter: 2+ inches
USDA Zone recommended 7 through 10
This form of Giant
timber bamboo is one
of the most unusual.
The culms are very
wrinkled, giving them
similar to corduroy. In Japanese it is called "Shibochiku", which literally
means "wrinkly bamboo." This form is rather slow to spread but still achieve
large diameter culms.
Photo copyright: Ned Jaquith 2008