Bambusa balcooa Bamboo is a clumping bamboo native to Indo-china and the Indian subcontinent.
This is a tropical Bamboo but they are also grown in a wide variety of climates including the Western Cape. Height 20-30m with a 100-120mm culm diameter . Grown mostly for large scale horticultural developments and perimeter hedging and screening around housing developments.
. It is popular with the Vietnamese as food, and can be used as a short-life timber for temporary constructions.
Balcooa is thornless, sterile, fast growing and High yielding superior bamboo.It can grow in the field for more than hundred years without need for replanting
Can also be used as screening from your neighbours and even to corner off and protect an area
Clumping variety. Full sun