Bamboo Plants ...

Photos & Descriptions


Bamboo Species: Fargesia

  Fargesia Dracocephala

Larger | Winter


Description:
Long & narrow. Deep green waxy leaves on pink branchlets. Lovely soft texture forms dome shape. Excellent for small gardens, edging along a driveway, and privacy screening. Zone 5-6.

Running: Clumping
Max Height: 6'
Diameter: .3"
Hardiness: -10° F
Light: Sun to partial sun

Bamboo Species: Phyllostachys

  Phyllostachys Bambusiodes

Larger | Photo2 | Photo3
Description:
Prized for construction because of its straight, walled canes. One of the tallest bamboo plants in the United States. Flowered in 1970.

Running: Spreading Agressive
Max Height: 65'
Diameter: 6.5"
Hardiness: -5 degrees F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Vivax

Larger | Full Plant | Grove

Description:
Resembles Phyllostachys bambusoides except the culms have thinner walls and a white powdery band beneath each node at the sheath. One of the tallest species of bamboo. Very fast growing.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 65'
Diameter: 6"
Hardiness: -15° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Aurea

Larger | Bamboo Shoot | Container | Grove
Description:
Fishing Pole/Buddah Belley/Hoteichiku
Often used in hedges because of its dense foliage. The irregular, compressed internodes are decorative. Good as an indoor plant. Drought tolerant.

Running: Spreading Agressive
Max Height: 20'
Diameter: 1.5"
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Meyeri

Larger | Shoot


Description:
Similar in appearance to Phyllostachys aurea except it does not have the short internodes.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 33'
Diameter: 2"
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Nigra

Larger | Another Photo

Description:
The culms of this bamboo turn dark black after the first six months to one year. This species is popular because of its graceful habit and the sharp accent of its culm color.

Running: Spreading Agressive
Max Height: 16'
Diameter: 1.25 "
Hardiness: -5 ° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Nigra "Henon"

Larger
Description:
Hachiku. Culms totally green, generally larger then Phyllostachys Nigra. The distinctive culms are rough to the touch and a light green color.

Running: Spreading Agressive
Max Height: 50'
Diameter: 4 "
Hardiness: -5 ° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys Rubro-Marginata

Larger | Shoot


Description:
New shoots have a red margin. Noted for its good wood quality and edible shoots. Its rich green color and long, straight internodes make this a very desirable bamboo for garden stakes and woodworking.

Running: Spreading Agressive
Max Height: 55'
Diameter: 2.75 "
Hardiness: -5 ° F
Light: Sun

  Phyllostachys makinoi (Hayata)

Larger | Photo2 | Photo3

Description:
Coming soon

Running: x
Max Height: x
Diameter: x
Hardiness: -5 degrees F
Light: Sun

Bamboo Species: Pleioblastus

  Pleioblastus Simonii

Larger
Description:
Medake. Can be used in a container or in a garden. The branches grow in a steeple-like tapering pattern, thickening with age as it develops. Semi-clump forming, making it less invasive. Multipurpose bamboo.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 20'
Diameter: 1.5"
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Sun

  Pleioblastus Viridi-striatus

Larger

Description:
Dwarf bamboo. Pubescent foliage is brilliantly variegated green and yellow. Leaves become more yellow when exposed to sunlight. Excellent ground cover bamboo.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 3'
Diameter: 0.25 "
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Partial Sun

  Pleioblastus Argenteostriatus


Description:
This ground cover bamboo has variable striping of white on clear green leaves. Vigouros and upright habit.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 3'
Diameter: 0.25 "
Hardiness: 10° F
Light: Partial Sun

  Pleioblastus Variegates / Fortunei

Larger

Description:
A strongly variegated white and green foliage ground cover bamboo. Widely used in Japanese gardens for its distinctive appearance

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 3'
Diameter: 0.25 "
Hardiness: 10° F
Light: Partial Sun

Bamboo Species: Pseudosasa

  Pseudosasa Japonica

Larger | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 | Shoot |

Description:
Arrow Bamboo, Yadake. The culms are erect with leaves as large as one foot by 1.5 inches wide. Less invasive than traditional runners, it thrives in tubs and pots. The culms were used in ancient Japan to make arrows.

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 16'
Diameter: .75 "
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Sun / Shade

Bamboo Species: Sasa

  Sasa Veitchii

Larger | Another Photo
Description:
Kuma-zasa. Summer foliage is a solid dark green. The the fall, leaves develop a white border. This marginal strip gives an attractive variegated appearance for outstanding winter foliage. Spreads slowly, and is used extensively in Japanese garden design

Running: Spreading Moderate
Max Height: 5'
Diameter: .25"
Hardiness: 0° F
Light: Shade

Bamboo Species: Indolocalamus

  Indocalamus Tessellatus

Larger | Another Photo | Shoot


Description:
Known for its large leaves. The mature plants have the largest leaves of any bamboo plant (24" x 4"). Widely used in oriental gardens for the sound it creates when the winds blows through the leaves. Creates a dramatic textural effect.

Running: Spreading Slow
Max Height: 7'
Diameter: .25"
Hardiness: -5° F
Light: Half Day Sun

Bamboo Species: Shibataea

  Shibataea Kumasaca

Larger


Description:
Okamezasa. Low shrubby bamboo, with unique small oval shaped leaves arranged tightly along the culms. Prefers acidic soil. Good for a low maintenance hedge or ground cover. A slow but steady spreader that will eventually form a dense clump.

Running: Spreading Slow
Max Height: 7'
Diameter: .25"
Hardiness: -10° F
Light: Half Day Sun

 

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