Friendly name: Temple Bamboo - Variegated

Sinobambusa tootsik

Maximum Height: 30'
Maximum Diameter: 1 1/2"
Minimum Temperature: -3° F
Does best in 3/4 day sun.
Spreading: Very Aggressive

Sinobambusa tootsik Albostriata

Similar to Sinobambusa tootsik, but with yellowish white striped leaves.

Sinobambusa tootsik Albostriata

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
Sinobambusa SY-no-bam-BOO-suh   In compound words, sino refers to China and bambusa is the result of an erroneous pronunciation of the Indian word Mambu 
tootsik TOOT-sick    

Sinobambusa tootsik Albostriata
Edible shoots Good Hedge Too short
House 6 hours min. sun Wood quality Good
Container Poor Crafts Excellent
Screen Excellent Ornamental Excellent
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