Catalogue and Price List

Name and Height (under ideal conditions)        Price per gallon: 1 gal  2 gal  5 gal

Arundinaria -small to medium size hardy running bamboos with numerous branches at   

each node.  New shoots in spring.  Sun-loving.

Arundinaria gigantea  ht. 20 ft.$10.00$20.00$40.00

  Only native North American species, known as “cane break”

Arundinaria tecta  ht. 6 ft.$10.00$20.00$40.00

  “Switch cane”: a smaller version of  gigantea, also hardy

Borinda- Clump forming mountain bamboo native to Asia.  Similar to fargesia.

Borinda angustissima  ht. 18 ft.$20.00$30.00$60.00

  Arching culms with narrow leaves.

Borinda fungosa  ht. 20 ft.

  From Yunnan in China, shoots sweet for eating!$20.00$30.00$60.00

Bashania- chinese running bamboos, medium size

Bashania fargesii  ht. 20 ft.$15.00$25.00$40.00

  Large leaves can grow to a foot long

Bambusa- Subtropical clumping bamboos with numerous branches at each node.  

Likes full sun.

Bambusa multiplex Riviereorum  ht. 6 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  “Chinese goddess”- delicate appearance with tiny leaves.

Chimonobambusa- Medium size running bamboos with raised nodes, quadrangular

culms, new shoots in fall or winter.  Sun to part shade.

Chimonobambusa marmorea  ht. 6 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

 “Marbled Bamboo”- culms emerge marbled with cream and purple,and turn handsome dark purple

Chimono bambusa marmorea varigata  ht. 6 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Same, but leaves have narrow white stripes, culms turn purple

Chimonobambusa quadrangularis “suow”  ht. 25 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  “Square bamboo”: culms are yellow with a few green stripes, rare

Chimono bambusa tumidissinoda   ht. 20 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

 “Qiongzhuea”-Rare, noted for its inflated or “swollen” culm nodes.  

Fargesia- medium to small clumping bamboos from alpine forests of China, prefer cool,

semi-shade conditions.  Very cold-hardy

Fargesia denudata  ht. 16 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Similar to murieliae, but leaves are smaller and more delicate.  A clumper.

Fargesia dracocephala  ht. 16 ft.$15.00$26.00$50.00

  “Dragon’s Head” bamboo, native to mountains in China

Fargesia murielae (seedling)  ht. 15 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  “Umbrella bamboo”: a hardy graceful clumping bamboo from China

Fargesia nitida  ht. 12 ft.- $15.00$25.00$50.00

  “Blue fountain” bamboo:  young culms covered with bluish-white powder

Fargesia Rufa  ht. 15 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  From Sechuan, very early shooting

Fargesia utilis  ht. 14 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Mountain bamboo with small, delicate leaves, native to China

Hibanobambusa- running bamboo from Japan.  Likes sun.

Hibanobambusa tranquillans  ht. 16 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

   Japanese bamboo with large dramatic leaves, up to 10″ in length

Hibanobambusa tranquillans ‘Shiroshima’  ht. 16 ft.$15.00$25.00$40.00

Striking leaves variegated in cream and green

Indocalamus- Small running bamboo from China, with large, broad leaves giving a tropical

effect.  Prefers part-shade.

Indocalamus latifolus   ht. 10 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Small running bamboo from China, with large broad leaves

Indocalamus tessellatus  ht. 7 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Largest leaves of any bamboo in cultivation- up to 24′ by 4″ wide

Phyllostachys- Medium to giant runners with a distinct groove in each internode ot the culm.

Shoots in spring.  Makes fast-growing screens and hedges. Loves sun.

Phyllostachys angusta  ht. 22 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Stone bamboo” :In China, hard smooth culms used for fine funiture

Phyllostachys atrovaginata  ht. 35 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  “Incense bamboo” – vigorous, new shoots are aromatic when rubbed.

Phyllostachys aurea  ht. 26 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

   “Golden bamboo”: makes a graceful evergreen drought-resistant hedge

Phyllostachys aurea flavescens inversa  ht. 27 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Similar, but the green culms have a distinct yellow groove

Phyllostachys aurea holochrysa  ht. 27 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

 “Golden golden”-culms turn yellow, then striking golden orange

Phyllostachys aurea  Koi  ht. 27 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Culms turn to yellow but grooves remain contrasting  green 

Phyllostachys aureosulcata  ht. 26 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Yellow Groove”: yellow grooves on green stems, some culms zigzag at base

Phyllostachys aureosulcata alata  ht. 30 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Similar but all-green culms which are markedly zigzag, prized by the Japanese.

Phyllostachys aureosulcata harbin  ht. 26 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Yellow culms have multiple green grooves, a rare and beautiful specimen

Phyllostachys aureosulcata harbin inversa  ht .26 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Yellow culms with fine green striping, orange/crimson highlights in spring

Phyllostachys aureosulcata spectabilis  ht. 26 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Culms are bright yellow with a green groove, opposite of aureosulcata

Phyllostachys bambusoides castillon  ht. 35 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  Showy, with lime green grooves on brilliant yellow culms

Pyllostachys bambusoides castillon inversa$25.00$40.00$75.00

  Unusually attractive with green culms and wide yellow grooves 

Phyllostachys bambusoides Shouzou  ht. 30 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  Graceful  bamboo with smaller nodes and longer internodes than regular bambusoides

Phyllostachys bissetii  ht. 40 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Vigorous,  very early shooting, with edible shoots 

Phyllostachys dulcis  ht. 40 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  “Sweet shoot”- because the new shoots are sweet to eat!  Vigorous, arching culms.

Phyllostachys edulis  ht. 75 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  “Moso” is the largest and most imposing of the hardy bamboos

Phyllostachys elegans  ht. 32 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Also has sweet edible new shoots, and very early shooting in spring.

Phyllostachys flexuosa  ht. 30 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Some ot the culms show a distinct and unusual zigzag pattern.

Phyllostachys heteroclada  ht. 33 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Straight stem” is large and erect, an imposing specimen

Phyllostachys heteroclada “Purperata”  ht. 18 ft..$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Water bamboo”:  good for pond margins, slender zigzag culms

Phyllostachys heteroclada “Solidstem”  ht. 18 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Also likes moist soil, but stems are solid

Phyllostachys humilis  ht. 20 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Humble bamboo”, one of the smallest of the phyllostachys

Phyllostachys incarnata ht. 20 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Planted for its delicious shoots

Phyllostachys iridescens  ht. 20 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Some internodes near base have yellow striping, used for timber.

Phyllostachys kwangsiensis  ht. 45 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Hardy, and its hard tough wood is used to make furniture in the Orient

Phyllostachys lacrima deae   ht. 30 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Rare bamboo; culms develop distinctive brown blotches

Phyllostachys manii “Mannii”  ht. 25 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Culms are tough, durable and easy to split

Phyllostachys meyeri  ht.  33 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

   Similar to Golden, wood is of the highest quality for crafts

Phyllostachys nidularia  ht. 33 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  “Big Node bamboo”: has distinctive prominent swollen nodes.  Shoots are sweet eating

Phyllostachys nigra  ht.30 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  “Black bamboo”: prized for its graceful habit and jet black culms

Phyllostachys nigra “Henon”  ht. 65 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  “Timber bamboo”: ideal as specimen, grove, or tall hedge, has whitish green culms

Phyllostachys nigra punctata  ht. 60 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Culms are spotted the first year, turn purplish the second, black the third

Phyllostachys nigra “Shimadaki” ht. 54 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Occasional vertical brown stripes on the culm after the first year

Phyllostachys nuda  ht. 34 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Most hardy of this genus; new shoots dark green and powdery

Phyllostachys nuda localis  ht. 34 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Internodes near the base are blotched or striped purple 

Phyllostachys platiglossa  ht. 34 ft$12.00$20.00$40.00

  In China, widely grown for its tasty new shoots in spring.

Phyllostachys propinqua  ht. 30 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Extremely hardy in our climate

Phyllostachys rubicunda  ht. 20 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Hard culms make durable poles; edible shoots

Phyllostachys rubromarginata  ht. 55 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Good quality wood and edible shoots, tolerates cold winds and drought!

Phyllostachys shuchengensis  ht. 18 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Similar desirable qualities as rubromarginata

Phyllostachys tianmuensis  ht. 24 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Likes moist shady conditions, grows well on shale soil

Phyllostachys variegata  Ht. 30 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  Leaves highly variegated, with white and cream striped on green

Phyllostachys varioauriculata  ht. 12 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  From China, also called “Wuzhu”, has dark culms

Phyllostachys violascens  ht. 40 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Culms blackish-violet at frist, sometimes striped with violet

Phyllostachys virella  ht. 27 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  New culms smell of black pepper when rubbed!.

Phyllostachys viridis “Houzeau”  ht. 45 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Large species with distinctive culms, green with a yellow groove

Phyllostachys vivax  ht. 70 ft$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Large timber bamboo with attractive gray-green culms

Phyllostachys vivax aureocaulis  ht. 70 ft.$25.00$40.00$75.00

  Culms turn yellow with a few narrow green stripes- a striking effect.

Pleioblastus- Small and medium-sized running bamboos, most native to Japan.  Many have 

colourful variegated leaves.  Most prefer part shade.

Pleioblastus argentostriatus   ht. 3 ft.$8.00$12.00$25.00

  Dwarf bamboo, nice accent plant- green leaves striped with silvery white

Pleioblastus chino Kimmei  ht. 10 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Both leaves and culms dramatically striped with yellow

Pleioblastus chino Murakamianus  ht. 10 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Leaves highly variegated with white stripes, some all white

Pleioblastus chino vaginatus variegatus  ht. 6 ft. $8.00$12.00$25.00

  Smaller, and more narrow white-striped leaves

Pleioblastus distichus  ht. 2 ft.$8.00$12.00$25.00

  “Fernleaf bamboo”- dainty leaves: good ground cover or container plant

Pleioblastus fortunei  ht. 4 ft.$8.00$12.00

  “Dwarf white stripe”, desirable variegated small bamboo

Pleioblastus hindsii  ht. 15 ft.$15.00$25.00$40.00

  Long leaves, rather like a large grass in appearance, unusual

Pleioblastus juxianensis  ht. 6 ft.$15.00$25.00$40.00

  Hardy, with large green leaves

Pleioblastus kongosinensis aureostriatus  ht. 6 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Hairy culms, and green leaves have an occasional golden stripe

Pleioblastus nagashima  ht. 6 ft$6.00$10.00

  Dwarf bamboo, usually grows no more than 2 ft.

Pleioblastus oleosus  ht. 16 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Japanese mid-size running bamboo, good for erosion control

Pleioblastus shibuyanus “Tsuboi”  ht. 9 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Vigorous, with small white-striped leaves

Pleioblastus simonii    ht. 20 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

Straight culms, useful for many purposes

Pleioblastus simonii variegatus  ht. 20 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  Some leaves are white striped on this hardy bamboo

Pleioblastus viridistriatus  ht. 3 ft.$8.00$12.00

  Shear in winter for brilliant green-striped yellow leaves in spring

Pleioblastus viridistriatus chrysophyllus  ht. 3 ft.$8.00$12.00

  Similar, but leaves are yellow with no or a faint green stripe

Pseudosasa- Small to medium running bamboos, with only one branch per node, do well

in tubs or pots, sun or semi-shade.

Pseudosasa amabilis tenuis  ht. 20 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  “Tonkin Cane”- culms are straight, thick-walled, valued for fishing poles

Pseudosasa japonica  ht. 18 ft.$8.00$12.00$25.00

  “Japanese arrow bamboo”: erect culms, large leaves, does well in tubs or pots

Pseudosasa japonica tsutumiana  ht. 18 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  “Green onion bamboo”: Culm internodes form unusual swollen shape

Pseudosasa japonica Variegata   ht. 18 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Rare specimen for collectors, dramatic white stripes on large leaves.

Pseudosasa owatarii  ht. 3 ft.$15.00

  Dwarf bamboo from an island in Japan

Sasa- Runners, dwarf or up to 6 ft., with one branch per node.  Leaves unusually large, giving

dramatic tropical effect.  Shade or part-shade.

Sasa kurilensis  ht. 10 ft.$6.00$10.00$20.00

  One of most widely grown bamboos in Japan, large attractive leaves

Sasa palmata  ht. 7 ft.$8.00$12.00$25.00

  Large exotic-looking leaves, tropical effect.  Does well in shade

Sasa vietchii  ht. 5 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Wide green leaves turn beige along margins, in fall, for dramatic effect

Sasaella- Similar to Sasa but culms are more erect and leaves slightly smaller.

Sasaella masamuniana albostriata  ht. 6 ft.$8.00$12.00$25.00

  Large thick leaves striped boldly with green, cream and white

Semiarundinaria- Medium size running bamboos with nearly cylindrical culms.  Culms are

often colourful.  Loves full sun.

Semiarundinaria fastuosa  ht. 35 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Erect culms turn to handsome purple-brown, a stately speciman

Semiarundinaria  fastuosa viridis  ht. 35 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Similarly handsome and stately, but culms remain green

Semiarundinaria okuboi  ht. 25 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Distinctively wide leaves on this mid-size running bamboo

Semiarundinaria yashadaki “Kimmei”  ht. 25 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Yellow culms with green grooves, unusual yellow-striped leaves

Shibatea kumasaca  ht. 7 ft.$10.00$15.00$30.00

  Short, broad leaves, slender culms with unique prominent nodes

Sinobambusa- Tall vigorous runners

Sinobambusa tootsik  ht. 30 ft.$12.00$20.00$40.00

  A vigorous runner with straight erect culms

Sinobambusa tootsik albostriata  ht. 30 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  Similar, but has yellowish white-striped leaves

Thamnocalamus- Clumping bamboo, similar to fargesia, but sun-tolerant

Thamnocalamus tessellatus  ht. 16 ft.$15.00$30.00$60.00

  Rare, only bamboo native to South Africa, an open clumper type

Yushania- Frost-hardy bamboo, thrives in sun to part-shade, spreads slowly to form a clump.

Yushania anceps  ht. 12 ft.$15.00$25.00$50.00

  A rare and beautiful clumping mountain bamboo from the Himalayas

Prices as of April 2015.  All varieties are not always available in all sizes

  Ask about other rare and unusual bamboo in our collection.

Arundinaria gigantea  ht. 20 ft.$10.00

Arundinaria gigantea  ht. 20 ft.$60.00

Bambusa multiplex Riviereorum  ht. 6 ft.$25.00

Chimono bambusa tumidissinoda   ht. 20 ft.$40.00

Fargesia nitida  ht. 12 ft.- $20.00

Fargesia nitida  ht. 12 ft.- $20.00

Hibanobambusa tranquillans  ht. 16 ft.$15.00

Indocalamus tessellatus  2 gallon$20.00

Indocalamus tessellatus  ht. 7 ft.$12.00

Phyllostachys aurea  Koi  ht. 27 ft.$30.00

Phyllostachys aurea holochrysa  ht. 27 ft.$30.00

Phyllostachys bambusoides castillon  ht. 35 ft.$40.00

Phyllostachys flexuosa  ht. 30 ft.$20.00

Phyllostachys flexuosa  ht. 30 ft.$12.00

Phyllostachys nigra “Shimadaki”$30.00

Phyllostachys nuda localis  ht. 34 ft.$15.00

Phyllostachys rubromarginata  ht. 55 ft.$30.00

Phyllostachys shuchengensis  ht. 18 ft.$15.00

Phyllostachys tianmuensis  ht. 24 ft.$12.00

Phyllostachys violascens  ht.20 ft.$15.00

Phyllostachys viridis “Houzeau”  ht. 45 ft.$30.00

Phyllostachys viridis “robert Young”  ht. 45 ft.$15.00

Phyllostachys vivax aureocaulis  ht. 70 ft.$40.00

Pleioblastus fortunei  ht. 4 ft.$8.00

Pleioblastus juxianensis  ht. 6 ft.$20.00

Pleioblastus shibuyanus “Tsuboi”  ht. 9 ft.$10.00

Pleioblastus simonii variegatus  ht. 20 ft.$12.00

Pleioblastus nagashima  ht. 6 ft$6.00

Pleioblastus viridistriatus  ht. 3 ft.$8.00

Pleioblastus viridistriatus  ht. 3 ft.$8.00

Pseudosasa japonica Variegata   ht. 18 ft.$30.00

Pseudosasa japonica Variegata   ht. 18 ft.$30.00