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  • Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima'

    Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima'

    * Max Height 16' (West Coast Estimate 12' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.25"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade but Prefers Part Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima' is unmistakable with it's gorgeous, over sized and variegated leaves. This may be the tallest growing bamboo with such strongly variegated leaves; some of them appear cream colored with green stripes. The variegation is persistent year round. When the temperature and sun exposure is just right, the tips of the leaves turn pink and purple. It is thought to have originated from Japan and to be a natural hybrid. Shiroshima is an aggressive easy to grow bamboo that will grow in almost any lighting conditions, both indoors or out. When grown in a pot, large privacy barriers can be easily created. This bamboo is an unusual type that stands out.

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  • Indocalamus latifolius

    Indocalamus latifolius

    * Max Height 10' (West Coast Estimate 6' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia .5"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Prefers Part Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Indocalamus latifolius grows into a short screen with large tropical looking leaves. The leaves are up to 12 inches long by 2 inches wide. It does best in the shade and also makes an excellent choice for growing indoors.

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  • Indocalamus tessellatus

    Indocalamus tessellatus

    3 Gallon Size - #3
    Regularly $39.00
    Now $29.00

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


    Indocalamus tessellatus is a very tropical looking bamboo with the largest leaves of any bamboo in cultivation. The lush leaves are often used to wrap food, and can grow up to 24 inches long by 4 inches wide.  It can be grown in both sun or shade but prefers shade, and will grow in a dark spot under large trees very well. This extremely fast growing bamboo would make an excellent choice for erosion control along a river or hillside without interfering with the view. Try growing it in a tall pot to bring the unique leaves up to eye level. Indocalamus tessellatus is one of the easiest of all bamboos to grow indoors. 

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  • Phyllostachys angusta (Stone Bamboo)

    Phyllostachys angusta (Stone Bamboo)

    * Max Height 25' (West Coast Estimate 15' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.25"
    * Evergreen to  -21C
    * USDA Zone 6, Root Hardy to Zone 5
    * Prefers Part Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Stone Bamboo derived its name because of the hard texture of its culms which in china are used to make fine bamboo furniture. It has some of the best quality wood of any bamboo.

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  • Phyllostachys atrovaginata (also known as congesta)

    Phyllostachys atrovaginata (also known as congesta)

    * Max Height 35' (West Coast Estimate 27' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 2.25"
    * Evergreen to -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    This all green vigorous bamboo is super hardy and fast. It is an excellent source of edible bamboo shoots with good taste. Unlike most bamboos, it will grow in a wet spot. It has unusually thick culms for it’s height. If you rub the culms at certain times of the year it smells of incense.

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  • Phyllostachys aurea Flavescens-Inversa

    Phyllostachys aurea Flavescens-Inversa

    * Max Height 27' (West Coast Estimate 18' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.75"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Flavescens-inversa has the inverted colours of aurea koi, with green culms and a yellow sulcis groove. Like all Phyllostachys aureas, it is a great choice for hot and dry climates due to their ability to withstand hot and dry climates.

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  • Phyllostachys aurea 'Holochrysa'

    Phyllostachys aurea 'Holochrysa'

    * Max Height 27' (West Coast Estimate 15' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.75"
    * Evergreen to -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Holochrysa culms emerge green which then turn yellow, as they age further the colour becomes a deep golden orange. Like many aurea's, it is an excellent choice for hot climates because it is able to handle heat better than most other bamboos.

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  • Phyllostachys aurea 'Koi'

    Phyllostachys aurea 'Koi'

    * Max Height 27' (West Coast Estimate 15' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.75"
    * Evergreen to  -18C
    * USDA Zone 7, Root Hardy to Zone 6
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Like all aureas, Koi is a drought tolerant and dense bamboo which makes an excellent thick screen. The culms are yellowish orange with green stripes along the sulcis groove and some red on sun exposed and new culms. Koi is used to make umbrella handles and canes because of the odd way that that several short internodes form near the base of the culms. This is one of our favorite rare and collectable bamboos.

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  • Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow Groove)

    Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow Groove)

    * Max Height 45' (West Coast Estimate 28' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 2.2"
    * Evergreen to  -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Yellow grove has canes that are green with a bright yellow stripe in the sulcis groove. Like all aureosulcata cultivars it makes a very erect screen and has the occasional cane with a zig zag kink. This bamboo makes a superb screen and is extremely hardy.

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  • Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata'

    Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Alata'

    * Max Height 33' (West Coast Estimate 25' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 2"
    * Evergreen to -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Alata is similar to to the other Phyllostachys aureosulcatas except the culm is solid green, grows larger in diameter and has more zig-zag at the base than others in the species. This is one of the best choices for a fast hardy screen.

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  • Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis'

    Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis'

    * Max Height 30' (West Coast Estimate 22' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.75"
    * Evergreen to -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    The culms are entirely yellow except for a few vertical green stripes. The new shoots emerge yellow with horizontal green stripes beneath the node and a tinting of red on the sun side of the culm.

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  • Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Harbin'

    Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Harbin'

    * Max Height 25' (West Coast Estimate 18' Feet)
    * Max Culm Dia 1.5"
    * Evergreen to -26C
    * USDA Zone 5, Root Hardy to Zone 4
    * Sun or Shade
    * Running Bamboo


    Harbin is the only bamboo in the world with a variegated and ribbed culm. The culms are gold/yellow with multiple green groves running the length of each internode. Extremely rare and hardy.

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