Friendly name: Densiflorum

Brachystachyum densiflorum

Maximum Height: 20'
Maximum Diameter: 1"
Minimum Temperature: -3° F
Does best in 1/2 day sun.
Spreading: Aggressive
ID: Grif 13943 01 PL

Brachystachyum densiflorum

The genus, Brachystachyum, is similar to Semiarundinaria and has only one species, densiflorum. The young culms are hairy with leaves up to 7 inches long and one inch wide. Poles of this bamboo are used for crafts and fishing rods.

Brachystachyum densiflorum (Zone 7)
Brachystachyum densiflorum
Brachystachyum densiflorum...
First year
Bamboo - Brachystachyum densiflorum First year growth photo

Second year
Bamboo - Brachystachyum densiflorum Second year growth photo

Third year
Bamboo - Brachystachyum densiflorum Third year growth photo

Fourth year
Bamboo - Brachystachyum densiflorum Fourth year growth photo

Fifth year
Bamboo - Brachystachyum densiflorum Fifth year growth photo
Brachystachyum densiflorum

Botanical Latin is essentially a written language .... How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned...
W.T. Stearn an authority on Botanical Latin

Name Botanical Alternate Meaning
Brachystachyum BRACK-e-STACK-e-um   Brachystachyum - From the Greek, "brachy" meaning short and "stachy" meaning short, referring to the short spike-like branching habit. 
densiflorum den-sa-FLOR-um   Densely flowered  

Brachystachyum densiflorum
Edible shoots Excellent Hedge Too tall
House Too large Wood quality Excellent
Container Good Crafts Good
Screen High branching Ornamental Excellent
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