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KEY TO THE BAMBOO DESCRIPTIONS

Botanical name - Common name: English, Thai, Japanese, or Chinese, etc. A short descriptive paragraph about each species or variety. The six numbers and letter codes below the description are, from left to right:

1)The sunlight tolerance for best performance - full sun, 1/2 day sun or shade.
2)Full bamboo height in feet.
3)Full diameter in inches.
4)Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit where leaf kill may begin. Rhizomes may tolerate 10-15 degrees colder.
5)Recommended USDA Zones.
6)Running bamboo are designated with an R and clumping type spreaders with a C.
(follows same order  in all descriptions below...)


SHRUB BAMBOO
These bamboo will reach six to eight feet tall. All will grow with a mounding mass of leaves and very little culm showing. There are several different leaf colors and sizes available. Use as fillers, in pots and mass planting.

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BAMBOO NAME

NOTE

1 GAL

2 GAL

3 GAL

OTHER



Chimonobambusa macrophylla 'Intermedia'


 $10

 $20

 $30

 

A large leaved Chimonbambusa with swollen internodes. Attractive but a quickly spreading runner.
1/2   10'   1/2"   10 F?   8-10   R

Chimonobambusa marmorea - MARBLED BAMBOO, DWARF BLACK BAMBOO, KANCHIKU


 $20

 $30

 $40

 

The new shoots have purple blotches. Older culms turn dark mahogany. Culm sheaths are mottled
beige-mahogany.
1/2   6'   1/2"   15 F   8-10   R

Chimonobambusa marmorea variegata


 $20

 $30

 $40

 

The leaves are sparingly striped in white. With proper sun exposure and pruning, the culms turn
lobster red.
1/2   6'   1/2"   15 F   8-10   R
Indocalamus latifolius


 $10

 $15

 

 

A large-leaved bamboo with foot long foliage.
Shade   10'   1/2"   0 F   7-10   R
Indocalamus tessellatus - LARGE LEAVED BAMBOO, TESSELLATED BAMBOO


 $15

 $20

 $40

 

Usually stays under 4 feet tall. Has the longest leaves of any bamboo (24" X 4"). Looks best in shade
or under trees. Excellent choice for pots.
Shade   7'   1/2"   -5 F   6-10   R

Pleioblastus chino kimmei


 $15

 $20

 

 

A beautiful colored bamboo with yellow culms green groove all shaded with pink. Long dark green
leaves with an occasional stripe.
Shade   10'   3/4"   0 F   7-10   R

Pleioblastus chino murakamianus - GINTAI-AZUMANEZASA


 $12

 $20

 

 

75% of the leaves are white striped. Some are pure white. Leaf is similar to Pleio. variegatus.
1/2   10'   3/4"   0 F   7-10   R

Plieoblastus chino vaginata variegata -AZUMANEZASA


 $10

 $15

 

 

Narrow variegated leaves that are more white than green.
1/2   6'   1/2"   0 F   7-10   R


Sasa kurielensis simofuri


 $20

 $30

 

 

A variety of a shrub bamboo that is widely distributed in Japan. This one has fine white variegation on
its leaves.
1/2   6'   1/2"   0 F   7-10   R

Sasa palmata - PALM LEAVED BAMBOO


 $10

 $15

 $30

 

The attractive large leaves (up to 15" X 2 1/2") have an erect form. A hardy plant with a tropical
appearance. Performs best in the shade but nice looking specimens have been seen growing in full
sun. Great leaves for food wraps or embellished gourmet presentations.
1/2   8'   1/2"   -5 F   6-10   R

Sasa tsuboiana


 $10

 $15

 

 

A fast grower to shrub size. Broad green leaves like S. veitchii. The leaves stay green all year.
Nice looking.
1/2   6'   1/4"   -15 F   5-10   R

Sasa veitchii - KUMA-ZASA


 $15

 $25

 $40

 

The wide green leaves turn light beige along the leaf margin in the Fall. The effect the pattern makes
is unique and spectacular.
1/2   5'   1/4"   0 F   7-10   R


Sasaella masumeana albostriata - FUIRI-SHIIYAZASA


 $12

 $20

 

 

A variegated bamboo with large thick leaves striped boldly in green, cream and white.
1/2   6'   1/4"   0 F   7-10   R

Shibatea kumasaca - OKAME-ZASA, RUSCUS LEAVED BAMBOO


 $15

 $20

 

 

Like Shibatea chinensis in appearance but grows much taller. Intolerant of alkaline soil.
1/2   7'   1/4"   -10 F   6-10   R





chimonobambusa marmorea
chimonobambusa marmorea variegate
indocalamus latifolius
Indocalamus tessellatus
Pleioblastus chino kimmei
Pleioblastus chino murakamianus
Pleioblastus-chino-vaginata variegata

Sasa kurielensis Simofuri
Sasa palmata
Sasa tsuboiana
Sasa veitcii
Sasaella masumeana albostriata
Shibatea kumasaca