“umbrella bamboo” describes the graceful weeping habit of this plant. It grows at elevations of 6,500–10,000 ft (1,981–3,048 m). It usually grows up to 10–14 ft (3–4 m), with a diameter of about 0.5 inch. Umbrella bamboo is one of the most suitable bamboo species for hedging purposes, as it non-invasive and clump forming. … Since this non-invasive species is also relatively easy to maintain, umbrella bamboo is simply an excellent plant for hedging purposes.