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Drakensberg Bamboo Overview
This is one of only two species of bamboo that are indigenous to South Africa. It is a small, tough bamboo that will tolerate wind and frost, preferring moist, rocky places and best suited to cooler regions. Bamboos are evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the subfamily Bambusoidaea of the grass family Poaceae.
How to propagate Drakensberg Bamboo
Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.
By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.
Special features of Drakensberg Bamboo
Other uses of Drakensberg Bamboo
Used for hedging as well as for ornamentation. The woody stems can have many uses.