-Bamboo suitable for South Australia- 

Alphonse karr bamboo web.jpg Alphonse Karr

Bambusa multiplex cv. ‘Alphonse Karr’

Average Height: 3 to 4 metres

Minimum Temperature: – 12 C

Description: Smaller screening bamboo which features beautiful stems that are yellow with green stripes. When the canes first emerge, they are pink and change to gold as they mature.

For sale:

Alphonse Karr Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $59.95

Alphonse Karr Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 metre high canes $120

Alphonse Karr Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3.5 metre high canes $220

Boniopsis

Bambusa boniopsis

Height: 2-3 metres, 4-5 in warmer climates

Min Temp: – 8 C

Description: Smaller bamboo perfect for pots, containers, hedges and courtyards. Ideal dense screening foliage.

For sale:

Boniopsis bamboo 200 mm pot – 1 metre high canes $88

Boniopsis bamboo 250 mm pot – 1.5 metres high canes $110

China Gold bamboo web.jpg China Gold

Bambusa eutuloides var. viridi-vittata

Height: 4 -5 metres

Min Temp: – 5 C

Description: Brilliant yellow canes with green stripes, slightly thicker than other types of courtyard bamboo. Leaves grow entire length of cane making a green dense screen.

For sale: Currently out of stock

China Gold Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $88

China Gold Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 metre high canes $150

China Gold Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3 metre high canes $250

Fusca BambooFusca Bamboo

Bambusa textilis var. fusca

Height: To approximately 6 metres

Min Temp: – 12 C

Description: Fusca is similar to Slender Weavers, but larger. It forms a very attractive, dense screen and is perfect for narrower spaces as it has a smaller base and upright stems.

For sale:

Fusca Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $88

Fusca Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 metre high canes $150

Gold Stripe BambooGold stripe bamboo web.jpg

Bambusa multiplex cv. ‘Gold Stripe’

Height: To approximately 4 metres

Min Temp: – 9 C

Description: Numerous green canes that feature creamy golden stripes. More expansive clump which makes a good hedge.

For sale:

Gold Stripe Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $88

Gold Stripe Bamboo 250 mm pot – 2 metre high canes $110

Gold Stripe Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 metre high canes $150 

Gold Stripe Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3.5 metre high canes $250

Gracilis Bamboo
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Bambusa textilis var. gracilis

Height: 4 -5 metres

Min Temp: – 12 C

Description: Has a compact clump, with upright green canes and beautiful foliage, a very neat looking plant. Australia’s most popular selling bamboo as it is perfect for narrow places.

For sale:

Gracilis Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre height canes $88

Gracilis Bamboo 300 mm pot – 3 metre height canes $150

Gracilis Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3 – 4 metre height canes $250

Green ghost bamboo web.jpg Green Ghost Bamboo

Dendrocalamus minor amoneus

Height: 6-8 metres in SA

Min Temp: – 7 C

Description: Beautiful lime green canes that feature a darker green stripe and large drooping leaves. When young, canes have a whitish fuzz, as in the name.

For sale:

Green Ghost Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 to 2 metre high canes  $88

Green Ghost Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2 metre high canes $150

Green Ghost Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3 + metre high canes $250

 

Himalayan Weeping

Drepanostachyum falcatum

Height: To 2.5 metres

Min Temp: – 4 C

Description: A mass of long, slender leaves create a dense luscious foliage (no canes visible). Himalayan Weeping bamboo has narrow culms and a small footprint.

For sale: Currently out of stock

Himalayan Weeping Bamboo 250 mm pot – 1 metre + high canes $88


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Nepalese Blue

Himalayacalamus porcatus

Height: To 4 metres

Min Temp: – 4 C

Description: Beautiful compact shade loving bamboo. Delicate, small leaved, blue bamboo from Nepal. It needs to be planted in full shade and makes a perfect, understorey plant.

For sale:

Nepalese Blue Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $88

Nepalese Blue Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 metre high canes $150

Oldhams bamboo web Oldham’s Bamboo

Bambusa oldhamii

Height: 6 – 8 metres

Min Temp: – 9 C

Description: Dark green culms with a bigger clump. The shoots are edible and delicious. It has an attractive dark green culm and broad leaves.

For sale:

Oldham’s Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre high canes $59.95

Oldham’s Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2.5 – 3.5 metres high canes $120

Oldham’s Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3 – 4 metres high canes $220 (sold out)

Running black bambooRunning Black Bamboo

Phyllostachys nigra

Height: To 4 metres

Min Temp: – 12 C

Description: Beautiful black canes with abundant green leaves growing to about 4 metres.

For sale:

Running Black Bamboo 300 mm pot – 2 metre high canes $150 

Running Black Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3.5 metre high canes $250

Slender WeaversSlender Weavers Gracilis bamboo.jpg

Bambusa textilis var. gracilis

Height: 4 -5 metres

Min Temp: – 12 C

Description: Has a compact clump, with upright green canes and beautiful foliage, a very neat looking plant. Australia’s most popular selling bamboo as it is perfect for narrow places.

For sale:

Slender Weavers Bamboo 200 mm pot – 1.5 metre height canes $88

Slender Weavers Bamboo 250 mm pot – 2 metre height canes $110

Slender Weavers Bamboo 300 mm pot – 3 metre height canes $150

Slender Weavers Bamboo 400 mm pot – 3 – 4 metre height canes $250