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Sasa palmata ‘Nebulosa’ – SAPN

Sasa palmata ‘Nebulosa’ – SAPN

Large leaved, tropical looking plant that commonly grows to 8’ tall in Northern California, shorter in warmer climates. It has light green canes with multiple black spots and swirls and leaves that can reach 15” long and 4” wide. It is a vigorous runner that prefers a...
Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum ‘Mexican weeping’ – OAAZ

Otatea acuminata ssp. aztecorum ‘Mexican weeping’ – OAAZ

A beautiful, drought resistant, clumping ornamental from the Chaparral of Mexico. Masses of long narrow leaves hang in graceful plumes on smokey green culms.  This plant loves full sun and hot temperatures, but may also be planted in light shade. It requires very good...
Indocalamus tessellatus (Sasa tessellata) – INT

Indocalamus tessellatus (Sasa tessellata) – INT

Big Leaf Bamboo! This has the largest leaves of any bamboo in cultivation, sometimes up to 2′ long by 4″ wide. A very hardy plant, but  leaves may shred a bit in heavy winds. It tolerates lower light levels than any other bamboo. Planted in total shade it...
Indocalamus longiauritus – INLO

Indocalamus longiauritus – INLO

Has attractive, dark green leaves on upright, solid culms. Leaves are up to 1 ¼” wide by 7″ long. Good house or garden plant. Tolerates a wide range of light exposure. Hardy to 0. Origin: China Minimum Temperature: 0 F. Size in climate of origin: 12’ tall,...
Himalayacalamus asper ‘Princess Bamboo’ – HCA

Himalayacalamus asper ‘Princess Bamboo’ – HCA

Formerly Neomicrocalamus microphyllus. This Tibetan bamboo is a stately and highly decorative ornamental. In more sun, culms turn maroon to almost black with delicate purplish green leaves. In summer shade, the culms remain rich green with white node rings. Culms get...
Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’ – HBTS

Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’ – HBTS

A very striking specimen due to it’s its brightly variegated leaves, which are white and yellow with vivid green stripes and about 1 ½”” x 8-10″” in size. Leaf tips can tint pink and purple in too much sun exposure. Smaller than the original form....
Hibanobambusa tranqullians – HBT

Hibanobambusa tranqullians – HBT

All green leaves about 1 ½” x 8-10” in size.  Canes are largely hidden by the leaves in the mature plant.  The young plant has a rather open look, however.  Makes an excellent screen up to 15’ in height.  Likes full sun in temperate climates, but half to full-day of...

Chimonobambusa quadrangularis ‘Suow’ – CBQS

Highly ornamental bamboo from China which is good for screening. Similar to CBQ, but canes are gold with thin green stripes, and the new shoots are occasionally pink. Will grow indoors with 2-3 hours direct sun and misting. A good container plant. Chimonobambusa is a...
Bambusa ventricosa ‘Buddha’s Belly’ – BVE

Bambusa ventricosa ‘Buddha’s Belly’ – BVE

Bright green culms sometimes develop characteristic internodal swelling when subject to high summer heat. In humid, warm climates it can grow 55′ tall and 2 ¼” in diameter. Cold hardy to 18 degrees. Makes interesting subject for bonsai. Origin:  Southern...
Bambusa tuldoides – BTU

Bambusa tuldoides – BTU

Also known as “Punting Pole Bamboo” from its Asian heritage of poling boats. Culms are thick walled and straight, making them useful for many purposes. Under ideal conditions it can grow to 55′ tall and 2 ¼” in diameter. Olive green, shiny,...

Bambusa multiplex ‘Tiny Fern’ – BMPT

A wonderful compact bamboo for small hedges (3′ max. ht.) or bonsai. Clusters of small, light grayish-green pointed leaves. Culms are light green to brown. A clumper hardy to 13 degrees, preferring half to-full day sun. Grows best in constant daytime...

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