Bamboo, Nutans

Bambusa nutans

  • Nutans means “nodding” in Thai.

  • Bushy and hedge-like with sharp thorn-like new growth.

  • Attractive ornamental with up to 3” culms.

  • Culm wood is straight and strong and is used commercially.

  • One of the six species used in the Indian paper industry.

  • In China it’s used for farm implements and building material.


N. India, Thailand

USDA Cold hardiness Zones

9b and up

Light Requirement

Full sun

Soil Requirements

Regular water