Photo copyright: Noah Bell,
Bamboo Garden 2019
Photo copyright: Noah Bell, Bamboo Garden 2019
Max Height: 60 feet, avg 35 to 45 feet
Diameter: 2-3 inches
A large and hardy timber bamboo.
New culms are covered with a pastel blue powder for several months before
fading to an olive green. Named for Tomitaro Makinoi, a Japanese botanist.
So far, it has spread slowly at out nursery near Portland, Oregon.
Reportedly in a warmer climates, it will grow quickly and achieve a pretty
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