Bamboo Plants For Sale

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Madake (Japanese Timber Bamboo)

Bright green, smooth canes. Before flowering in the 60’s and 70’s, it was the predominate bamboo cultivated in Japan. Next flowering and die-back not due until approximately 2085. Hardy to -5 degrees. Almost identical to Ph. vivax.

Scientific Name Phyllostachys bambusoides
Maximum Height60 feet
Maximum Diameter4 inch
Minimum Temperature0° F

Giant Gray Henon (Phyllostachys nigra ‘Henon’)

Canes emerge green and turn ghostly gray color with sunlight exposure.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Nigra ‘Henon’
Maximum Height65 feet
Maximum Diameter4.5 inch
Minimum Temperature0 °F

Vivax

One of the fastest timbers bamboos to gain size, yet thinner walls make it less suitable for construction.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Vivax
Maximum Height70 feet
Maximum Diameter5 inch
Minimum Temperature 5 °F

Robert Young

A vigorous grower with striking stripes.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Viridis ‘Robert Young’
Maximum Height40 feet
Maximum Diameter4 inch
Minimum Temperature5 °F

Temple

A perfect bamboo for creating a narrow, tall privacy screen.

Scientific NameSemiarundinaria Fastuosa
Maximum Height30 feet
Maximum Diameter1.5 inch
Minimum Temperature0 °F

Rubro

Some say this bamboo grows and spreads the fastest of all the running bamboos. Desirable for construction due to it’s strong/straight canes.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Rubromarginata ‘Red Margin’
Maximum Height60 feet
Maximum Diameter3 inch
Minimum Temperature−5 °F

Black

A gorgeous bamboo that comes up green but turns black in about two years.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Nigra ‘Black’
Maximum Height30 feet
Maximum Diameter2 inch
Minimum Temperature5 °F

Golden

One of the most common bamboos seen growing along the roadsides in the South.

Scientific NamePhyllostachys Aurea ‘Golden’
Maximum Height30 feet
Maximum Diameter1.5 inch
Minimum Temperature5 °F

Arrow

This popular screening bamboo was used in ancient Japan to make arrows. It reaches taller heights if planted in part shade.

Scientific NamePseudosasa Japonica ‘Arrow’
Maximum Height18 feet
Maximum Diameter.75 inch
Minimum Temperature5 °F