Buddha Belly

Bambusa ventricosa

  • Tall fast growing clumping variety that grows up to 55’ with a 3” clum diameter

  • Very drought and flood tolerant

  • Weeping growth habit requires a large growing area

  • Various culm growth habits, some forms have fairly straight internodes while other forms have short swollen internodes, giving a buddha belly appearance


S. China

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun to part shade

Soil Requirements

Regular to moist soil