Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Otataea acuminata aztecorum (photo courtesy of Doreen L. Wynja)
Otataea acuminata aztecorum (photo courtesy of Doreen L. Wynja)

Click to Enlarge

Zone
Zones vary by species.
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial
Regular WaterMinimal Water
Moderate, Minimal

Otataea acuminata aztecorum

Mexican Weeping Bamboo

Bamboo

Long, narrow leaves give thees plants a lacy look. Foliage masses bend nearly to the ground. Controlled height is 8–10 ft. Uncontrolled height is 15–20 ft. Growth habit II. A loose clumper; give it room to spread. Stem diameter is 1 1/2 in. Fairly drought-resistant when established. Needs some shade in hottest climates. A dwarf form reaches just 4 ft. high. Hardy to 22°F (–6°C).

You Might Also Like...

Mertensia

These plants resemble giant-size forget-me-nots (Myosotis) and belong to th...

Geranium ‘Ann Folkard’

Mounding, billowing plant (to 1 1/2 ft. high and 5 ft. wide) with chartreuse leaves that age to light ...

Heuchera elegans ‘Bella Blanca’

This is a miniature, mat-forming, under-oak groundcover that grows 2 in. tall and freely bears white f...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement