Wray’s bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Gigantochloa wrayii

Common Name: Wray’s bamboo

Maximum Height:  6m

Culm Diameter: 50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 1°C

Origin: Malaysia

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $44
25L $88

 

It’s a mid-height,  tight clumping bamboo with upright growth, with some low foliage. It’s good for windbreaks, hedging, ornamental and landscaping.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Thai monastery bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for feature or ornamental, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Thyrostachys siamensis

Common Name: Thai monastery bamboo

Maximum Height: 12m

Culm Diameter:50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 4°C

Origin: Thailand

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $66
25L $110
45L $220

 

It’s very tight clumping ornamental, fine leaves and edible shoots. It has solid culms which make it a good timber. Also used for landscaping.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Indoors
Poles – Stakes Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Thin buddha belly bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa ventricosa

Common Name: Thin buddha belly bamboo

Maximum Height: 12m

Culm Diameter: 60mm

Minimum Temperature: – 9°C

Origin: South China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $55
25L $110
45L $110
100L $110

 

When stressed the internodes become short and swollen. Ideal potted or bonsai variety. Grows prolifically even in poor soil. Good stock fodder and windbreak.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Erosion Control Partial Shade
Landslip Control Indoors
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Hot Environments
Ornamental Cold Environments
Shading Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Verdant punting pole bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa tuldoides

Common Name: Verdant punting pole bamboo

Maximum Height: 8m

Culm Diameter: 50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 12°C

Origin: China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $55
25L $132
45L $220
100L $550

 

ThickNear solid culms, good for strong timber, giant hedge or wind break. Poles used by Tuna fishermen. Very tight clumping.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Poles Hot Environments
Shading – Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Glabra bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa textilis var. glabra

Common Name: Glabra bamboo

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 8°C

Origin:  South East China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $66
25L $132
45L $220

 

Chinese bamboo prized for high quality weaving splits. It’s even coloured green culms. It’s Slender with glabrous culms and culm sheaths.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Fasca bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa textilis var. fasca

Common Name: Fasca bamboo

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 40mm

Minimum Temperature: – 8°C

Origin:  South East China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $66
25L $132
45L $220

 

This variety differs from the typical form in having dark hairs on the back of the culm sheaths. It is also has excellent material for weaving. It is a larger version of the gracilis.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Weavers bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa textilis 

Common Name: Weavers bamboo

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 8°C

Origin:  China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $55
25L $110
45L $165

 

They are very dense, thin walled culms. That forms a high density clump/hedge.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Sun
Ornamental Partial Shade
Poles – Stakes Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Oliver’s green bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa oliveriana

Common Name: Oliver’s green

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 50mm

Minimum Temperature: – 5°C

Origin:  Burma

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $33
25L $88
45L $110

 

It has dense clumps with thick walled culms and glossy green culms. It can be used for screening, features, or timber. The culms are near solid, and due to their strength they make great fishing poles. It has a very tight clumping species with slightly weeping tops. The fine leaves give it a beautiful look and it’s good for landscaping and hedging.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Timor black bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for feature or ornamental, Clumping species giant hedge

Bambusa lako (Timor black)

Clumping Species: Bambusa lako

Common Name: Timor black bamboo

Maximum Height: 12m

Culm Diameter: 70mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin:  Timor

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $55
25L $132
45L $275
100L $550

 

It has deep purple almost black culms, with faint green stripes. It grows well in rich moist soil, and is known for its colourful culms that progress from green to greenish purple to brownish purple as it ages. When mature the culms are glossy black culms with dark green stripes.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Shade
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Indoors
Ornamental Hot Environments
Poles Cold Environments
Shading – Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Green malay dwarf bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa heterostachya

Common Name: Green malay dwarf bamboo

Maximum Height: 8m

Culm Diameter: 40mm

Minimum Temperature: – 2°C

Origin:  Malaysia

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $44
25L $88
45L $110
100L $220

 

It’s not quite like a dwarf as many people may believe. It grows well when you let it out of the pot. Mainly used as a bushy ornamental. Really  a giant hedge species.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Shade
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Indoors
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas

Silver stripe blow pipe bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for feature or ornamental, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa dolichomerithalla cv. silver stripe

Common Name: Silver stripe blow pipe bamboo

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 40mm

Minimum Temperature: – 5°C

Origin: Taiwan

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $66
25L $110
45L $220

 

An excellent feature plant and a beautiful ornamental bamboo with dark green culms and silver striations. It is a good decorative plant commonly used by landscapers.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Poles Cities
Shading – Live Fence Suburban Areas
Carbon Sequestration – Stock Feed Rural Areas

Green stripe blow pipe bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species for feature or ornamental, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa dolichomerithalla cv. green stripe

Common Name: Green stripe blow pipe bamboo

Maximum Height: 10m

Culm Diameter: 40mm

Minimum Temperature: – 5°C

Origin: Taiwan

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $66
25L $110
45L $220

 

Features has two tone green culms. It’s an excellent feature plant and a beautiful ornamental bamboo. It has light green with dark green striation, with straight culms. It is commonly used by landscapers.

 

Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening – Hedging Full Sun
Erosion Control – Landslip Control Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Poles Cities
Live Fence Suburban Areas
Carbon Sequestration – Stock Feed Rural Areas

McClure bamboo

Written by Durnford Dart. Posted in Clumping Species, Clumping species giant hedge

Clumping Species: Bambusa cerocissima

Common Name: McClure bamboo

Maximum Height: 8m

Culm Diameter: 40mm

Minimum Temperature: – 5°C

Origin: China

 

Pot Sizes & Prices:
Pot Price
6L $44
25L $88
45L $110

 

A beautiful ornamental/feature plant, hedge/screening. Suitable for premium landscaping and windbreaks.


 
Uses for this bamboo species Environments & areas suitable for this bamboo species
Screening Full Sun
Hedging Partial Sun
Dust Suppression – Dust Capture Partial Shade
Ornamental Hot Environments
Shading Cold Environments
Live Fence Cities
Carbon Sequestration Suburban Areas
Stock Feed Rural Areas