This section highlights some of our favorite bamboo plant species. Many of them
are our top sellers and we felt, by listing them, it could simplify the
selection process for many who are new to bamboo. The Search Bamboo
section will also be helpful to filter through the many choices in our
complete inventory of bamboos.
Dendrocalamus asper 'Betung Hitam' - Black Asper Bamboo
A rare black variety of D. asper. Large culms are dark brown at the base and darken to black after a few nodes. This is a giant, timber bamboo that needs plenty of space. It is the largest of the black bamboo species and makes an unbelievable statement in the proper application. Will grow to at least 70' tall in South Florida with 6" diameter culms. Min temp, 27 degrees F. Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.
A native of Burma. One of the largest bamboos in the world. Leaves can be up to 20 inches long and 4 inches wide. We are now propagating the superior clone that is on display at Quail Botanical Gardens, San Die;.
Will grow to 100' tall with 8" diameter culms in Florida. Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.
Tight clumping, no low branching. Beautiful whitish bloom combined with irregular culm stripes combine to present an eye-catching appearance. Makes a stunning garden focal point.
The smallest and most frost-tolerant Dendrocalamus available.
Will grow to 35' with 3" dia. culms. Min. temp 24°F. Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.
This has been the most popular tropical black bamboo during the past decade. Although the newer B. lako has become our top selling bamboo, there's still plenty of demand for this beauty. It is a tight clumper at the base but opens up as the culms arch outward, like a fountain. A perfect focal point for any garden.
Up to 40' with 3" culms. Min. temp 28°F. Min USDA zone: 9b. Click to find your zone.