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  • Borinda boliana

    Borinda boliana

    * Max Height 24' (West Coast Estimate 14 Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.5"
    * Evergreen to -12C
    * USDA Zone 8, Root Hardy to Zone 7
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo

    Borinda Boliana is a fairly new introduction into the horticultural world, and is one of the largest of the temperate clumping bamboos. The new canes come up blue later turning burgundy or purple depending on sun exposure. For a temperate clumping bamboo, Boliana has thick canes.

    Due to its cold hardiness, this bamboo is recommended for select, well protected, West Coast Micro Climates only.

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  • Borinda macclureana

    Borinda macclureana

    * Max Height 25' (West Coast Estimate 14 Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1"
    * Evergreen to -12C
    * USDA Zone 8, Root Hardy to Zone 7
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Borinda macclureana is a fast growing, tall, clumping bamboo, from Tibet, where it grows at an elevation close to 11000 feet. It has gorgeous large tropical leaves which are up to 10 inches long by 1.5 inches wide.

    Due to its cold hardiness, this bamboo is recommended for select, well protected, West Coast Micro Climates only.

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  • Borinda papyrifera

    Borinda papyrifera

    * Max Height 25' (West Coast Estimate 18 Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 2"
    * Evergreen to -12C
    * USDA Zone 8/9
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Borinda Papyrifera is a fast-growing, tall, clumping bamboo, from Yunnan, China, where it grows at an elevation close to 12000 feet. It has edible shoots. The new culms have persistent leaf sheaths, though as they drop they reveal stunning blueish-white culms.

    Due to its cold hardiness, this bamboo is recommended for select, well protected, West Coast Micro Climates only. Not for areas of high heat or humidity.

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  • Chimonobambusa marmorea (Dwarf Black)

    * Max Height 10' (West Coast Estimate 6' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to -15C
    * USDA Zone 8, Root Hardy to Zone 7
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Culms are a dark burgundy/mahogany and almost solid. This plant has an arching spray of branches covered by dense narrow, green leaves. It does better with mostly morning sun. Very pretty!! This bamboo does well indoors in a high light situation with at least 6 hours of direct sun per day.

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  • Fargesia denudata

    Fargesia denudata

    * Max Height 16' (West Coast Estimate 13 Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Denudata is a very rare form of clumping bamboo from Sichuan, China. It has tiny delicate leaves on gracefully arcing light green culms that branch out after the first year. The combination of gently arching canes and petite leaves makes this bamboo very desirable. Fargesia denudata is still quite rare. Though delicate in appearance, it is a very hardy clumping bamboo.

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  • Fargesia dracocephala 'Rufa'

    Fargesia dracocephala 'Rufa'

    * Max Height 10' (West Coast Estimate 8 - 10 Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to  -23C
    * USDA Zone 6, Root Hardy to Zone 5
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Fargesia dracocephala 'Rufa' is a beautiful and extremely cold hardy clumping bamboo plant from Sichuan Province, China. It is one of the first bamboo plants to shoot in the spring and has bright orange-red shoots that really stand out. Unlike many hardy clumping bamboos, Rufa is able to handle full sun without leaf curl. The tightly clumping growth habit, and ability to grow well in sun or shade, make Rufa a good choice for someone wanting a bamboo plant that is easy to grow with little maintenance.  Plant Rufa on 4 to 8 feet centers and cut out the top 1/3 height of the perimeter canes to create a compact privacy hedge.

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  • Fargesia nitida (Fountain Bamboo)

    Fargesia nitida (Fountain Bamboo)

    * Max Height 12' (West Coast Estimate 10' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to  -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Prefers Part Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Fountain bamboo is similar to Fargesia murielae except it has darker culms. The culms are a dark mahogany color with a bluish white powder when young. This is a great bamboo for the lazy gardener. It is tough, beautiful and clumping. Like Murielae, Nitida flowers every 120 years or so and recently flowered so it should be another 100 or so years before it flowers again.

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  • Fargesia nitida 'Jiuzhaigou'

    Fargesia nitida 'Jiuzhaigou'

    * Max Height 12' (West Coast Estimate 10' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to  -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Prefers Part Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    This form of hardy clumping bamboo has very small leaves which have shades of red to them in the the spring. The plant grows with an upright growing pattern and has culms that are an intense reddish burgundy color. This is a great bamboo for the lazy gardener. It is tough, beautiful and clumping.

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  • Fargesia robusta

    Fargesia robusta

    * Max Height 12 to 15'
    * Max Culm Dia 1"
    * Evergreen to  -23C
    * USDA Zone 6, Root Hardy to Zone 5
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Fargesia robusta is a very tall and fast Clumping Bamboo with yellowish culms. It stands more erect and handles direct sun better than most other Fargesia. Robusta originates from Sichuan Province, China, where it grows at elevations of over 8000 feet. The leaf sheaths are white and slow to drop making a two tone appearance of the culms. Large clumps of robusta are stunning.

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  • Fargesia robusta 'Wenchuan'

    Fargesia robusta 'Wenchuan'

    * Max Height 16' (West Coast Estimate 14' Feet - possibly taller)
    * Max Culm Dia 1"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Fargesia robusta 'Wenchuan' is a new variety that is almost identical to Fargesia 'Wolong' which has large tropical looking leaves.  The leaves on 'Wenchuan' are said to have less downward curl than 'Wolong'.  This variety makes an excellent tall clumping screen.

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  • Fargesia robusta 'Wolong'

    Fargesia robusta 'Wolong'

    * Max Height 17' (West Coast Estimate 15' Feet - possibly taller)
    * Max Culm Dia 1"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    Fargesia robusta 'Wolong' has a larger leaf than Fargesia robusta which gives it a tropical look. It is the tallest and fastest growing of all the Fargesia robusta varieties.  It originates from Sichuan Province, China, where it grows at elevations of over 8000 feet. The branch sheaths often have hints of red and orange on them.

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  • Fargesia sp. Scabrida

    Fargesia sp. Scabrida

    10 Gallon Size - #3
    Regularly $110.00
    Now $100.00

    * Max Height 16' (West Coast Estimate 15' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .75"
    * Evergreen to  -21C
    * USDA Zone 6, Root Hardy to Zone 5
    * Sun or Shade
    * Clumping Bamboo


    We are very excited about this new introduction. Fargesia sp. Scabrida is a hardy and robust clumping bamboo with orange culm sheaths that fall off revealing blue and lavender culms. It is a very fast upright grower and is estimated to reach about 15 feet tall in the Lower Mainland. Scabrida is Sun or Shade tolerant.

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