Borinda papyrifera

Native to China

Fast growing clumping bamboo with new culms that are powdery baby-blue which slowly age to a mix of green and yellow. Upright shoots with medium leaves form nicley open clumps. Edible shoots. Afternoon shade inland. Hardy to below 0F.

Delivery and ordering information for the Bay Area


Clumping bamboo

Sun: Moderate Sun to Light Shade
Water: Occasional in summer
Size: 16 to 20 feet tall, 1 1/2” culms.

1 gallon plants: N.A.
5 gallon plants: $79.95
15 gallon plants: $219.95


Drought Tolerant Bamboos for Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area


Cactus Jungle Nursery and Garden, 1509 4th St. Berkeley, CA (510) 558-8650
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