Friendly name: Indocalamus Solidus

Indocalamus 'Solidus'

Maximum Height: 8'
Maximum Diameter: "
Minimum Temperature: -5° F
Does best in 1/2 day sun.
Spreading: Aggressive
ID: Grif 13927 01 PL

Indocalamus Solidus

Similar to Indocalamus tessellatus, but smaller. Culms are solid. Leaves are 8 to 10 inches long. Very good shade bamboo.

Indocalamus Solidus (Zone 7)
Indocalamus Solidus
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First year
Bamboo - Indocalamus Solidus First year growth photo

Second year
Bamboo - Indocalamus Solidus Second year growth photo

Third year
Bamboo - Indocalamus Solidus Third year growth photo

Fourth year
Bamboo - Indocalamus Solidus Fourth year growth photo

Fifth year
Bamboo - Indocalamus Solidus Fifth year growth photo
Indocalamus Solidus

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
Indocalamus in-dou-CAL-a-mus   Indocalamus - "Indo" is from the Latin for of India and the Greek word "calamus" (kalamus) which means reed. 
Solidus' SEW-lid-us    

Indocalamus Solidus
Edible shoots Too small Hedge Good
House 2 hours min. sun Wood quality Thin wall
Container Good Crafts Good
Screen High branching Ornamental Excellent
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