Bamboo, Kimmei Variegated Buddha Belly


Bambusa ventricosa ‘Kimmei’




  • Clumping variety grows up to 55’ tall with a 3” culm diameter

  • Very drought and flood tolerant

  • Culms turn yellow with green stripes with age

  • Large bamboo with a weeping habit great for blocking a view

  • Various growth habits, some forms have fairly straight internodes while other forms have short swollen internodes, giving a Buddha belly

Origin

S. China

USDA Cold hardiness Zones

8-11

Light Requirement

Full sun to part shade

Soil Requirements

Regular to moist soil