Return to the Bamboo Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Cold tolerance of Otatea acuminata ssp. Aztecorum

Posted by bamboo_oligarchy z8b SC (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 29, 06 at 21:23

Does anyone have any experience how the cold tolerance of the Mexican Weeping bamboo compares to a Bambusa Oldhamii or Bambusa Chungii?

Most sources seem to indicate about 22F which is a little bit less tolerant than an Oldhamii or Chungii however first hand experience often proves useful.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Cold tolerance of Otatea acuminata ssp. Aztecorum

Mine has done very well the past 4-5 yrs here in Texas. It has seen temps in the range of 15 degrees but for short durations. Had slight leaf loss at those temps. It is surrounded by tall trees and not out in the open though which helps slightly.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bamboo Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here