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Otatea glauca

Mayan Silver Bamboo

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Otatea glauca
Principal Common Name Mayan Silver Bamboo
Common Name(s)
Description New canes have lots of powder, making the canes look silver/blue, hence its name. Similar in form to its smaller cousin Mexican Weeping Bamboo, this bamboo is slightly taller. Thrives in the same dry windy conditions.
General Comments
Nativity Mexico
Height Range 20 - 0 FT
Spread Range 10 - 0 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Blue-green : Dark Green
Leaf Texture
Form Graminoid
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features

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