Ladyfinger Bamboo

Ladyfinger Bamboo Name

The official name for Ladyfinger Bamboo is Richard Waldron Bamboo. It is named after the man that originally planted this species.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Type

Ladyfinger bamboo is a type of clumping bamboo.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Growth

Ladyfinger Bamboo is among the daintiest of bamboo plants. It is considered a slow grower and may take several years to reach it’s maximum height of ten feet. Culm thickness only reaches one quarter of an inch.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Temperature Requirement

The lowest recommended temperature for Ladyfinger Bamboo is 21 degrees Fahrenheit.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Color

Ladyfinger Bamboo is an all green bamboo.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Uses

I personally like to use Ladyfinger Bamboo as a potted plant.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Origin

Ladyfinger bamboo originated here in Florida when Richard Waldron attempted to plant Bambusa edulis. The result was a bamboo species that nobody had ever seen before. It was given the name “Ladyfinger” due to it’s narrow culms and petite leaves.

Ladyfinger Bamboo Collectibility

Ladyfinger is among our smallest bamboo species which is part of the reason that I admire it planted in an ornamental pot.