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botanical name:
Indocalamus tessellatus
Indocalamus tessellatus © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Sasa tesselata
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: bamboo, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 1.20m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Very large glossy leaves on thin canes. Moderate spreader with a loose habit, remaining fairly low growing.

cultivation:
Well drained, moist, reasonably fertile soil. Sun or shade.

May become invasive once established.

propagation:
By division

usage:
Exotic looking foliage plant.

other notes:
RHS AGM

pronounced: in-do-KAL-a-mus tess-ell-AH-tus

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