Bambusa lako 3
Bambusa lako 3

Bambusa lako
(Timor Black Bamboo)
USDA Zone: 9B - 11
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Origin: Timor, Indonesia
Type: Evergreen rhizomatous
Clumping bamboo

Typical Height: 30’-40’
(9.0–12.0mts)
Typical Spread: 6’-8’
(1.8–2.4mts)
Typical Culms: 3”
Chocolate black and green striped

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High    
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: Moderate
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Light yellow
Flowering Season: N/A
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Gramineae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple; linear; Small
Texture: Smooth
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G(6'-8'OA)
7G(8'-12'OA)
15G(12'-16'OA)
25G(16'-20'OA)
FG(14'-30'OA)

Typical planting distance:
6'-8'O.C. Hedge type
(1.8-2.4mts)
10’–20’O.C. Specimen
(3.0–6.0mts)

Common Uses: Screening; Specimen when trimmed; large shrubs; 
Category: Bamboo

Notes: Black is always In Fashion, It features stunning chocolate brown, shiny culms, It is the best black bamboo for landscaping.

+ In this Photo:
Bambusa lako
(Timor Black Bamboo)

Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
June 2015
Miami Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=3386

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61600/

http://www.palmco.com/timor-black-bamboo.html

http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/bambusa-lako/

http://www.byronbamboo.com.au/products/ornamental-bamboo/timor-black-bambusa-lako/p/178

http://www.bamboodownunder.com.au/catalogues/retail-catalogue/Timor-Black