Otatea acuminata

Mexican Weeping Bamboo

Fountains of softly drooping, grassy leaves on slender black stems gracefully accent a Japanese garden or waterside. Can reach 20 feet tall. Lightly hairy leaves just 1/8 inch wide grow up to a foot long. Fairly drought-tolerant once established. Plant in full sun to light shade. Needs very good drainage. Tolerates alkaline soil. Hardy to 20º F, but protect from severe frosts.
Otatea acuminata, Mexican Weeping Bamboo
A graceful bamboo with weeping branches and finely textured leaves. Perfect accent and, eventually, tall screen. Somewhat drought-tolerant once established, but thrives with good moisture and drainage.

Attributes - Otatea acuminata

Plant Type: Grass

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 ft. to 24 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10

Notes: Container Plants, Low Maintenance.

 
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