A picture of a Chilean Bamboo

Chilean Bamboo

Chusquea culeou

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

2.5m

4m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

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Chilean Bamboo Overview

A densely clumped evergreen bamboo native to Chile. Foliage is linear, drooping and a mid brownie green colour. The stems have a bluish waxy coating.

Common problems with Chilean Bamboo

How to propagate Chilean Bamboo

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Other uses of Chilean Bamboo

Grown for hedging as well as for ornamentation. The woody stems can have many uses.