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Genus containing approximately 157 evergreen bamboo species from the grass family Poaceae. The majority of species are located in mountainous regions of the Western Hemisphere and this genus is sometimes termed the South American mountain bamboos. They possess solid stems, a unique characteristic in the grass family as usually grasses tend to be hollow-stemmed.
Common problems with Chusquea
How to propagate Chusquea
Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.
By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.
Special features of Chusquea
Other uses of Chusquea
Grown for hedging as well as for ornamentation. The woody stems can have many uses.