giant timber bamboo


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Noun1.giant timber bamboo - large bamboo having thick-walled culmsgiant timber bamboo - large bamboo having thick-walled culms; native of China and perhaps Japan; widely grown elsewhere
bamboo - woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture
genus Phyllostachys, Phyllostachys - medium and large bamboos
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Statuary from the homeowners' travels peeks out from a forest of eight varieties of bamboo, among them golden Hawaiian, delicate weeping Mexican, Timor black and stately oldhamii, also known as giant timber bamboo.
Leafy giant timber bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii), relocated from another area of the garden, will screen the space even more as it grows.
The mantra refers to giant timber bamboo, which can take four years' of tending before it sprouts, when it then can grow as much as 90 feet in 60 days - a big payoff after a long effort without instant gratification.
Another choice for a tall hedge would be giant timber bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii), which grows up to 50 feet tall.
Selected physical and mechanical properties of giant timber bamboo grown in South Carolina.