POTS & TROUGHS
Need to grow a privacy screen but don't have the ground space available to plant into?
Grow one of these beautiful species of bamboo in pots or troughs instead!
BEST CHOICE BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
(Bambusa multiplex 'Goldstripe')
Goldstripe is one of the smallest, narrowest and most upright screening bamboos. It is perfect for a low maintenance, easy to handle screening bamboo, and the overall best choice for pots or troughs. Very quick growing and versatile. View Goldstripe>
DENSE BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Boniopsis is a fantastic dense screening bamboo that can be hedged, trimmed or left natural. It produces bushy thick foliage perfect for a complete block out. It is very pretty, dark green and still gets bushy in heavy shade where other bamboos can't. View Boniopsis>
BEST FLUFFY HEDGING BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Chinese Dwarf is a fantastic bushy hedging bamboo for pots and troughs.. It grows with a fluffy wide 'tufting' habit with its foliage. It requires hedging around once or twice a year to maintain its lush full appearance. Can be trimmed and is extremely quick growing. View Chinese Dwarf>
TALLEST BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
(Bambusa textilis 'Gracilis')
Gracilis is the best selling bamboo for in the ground, and it still a great choice for pots & troughs, as it will reach the tallest height out of all the bamboos. It is incredibly fast growing and versatile. Fantastic for screening between houses or narrow spaces. View Gracilis>
VARIEGATED HEDGING BAMBOO IN POTS & TROUGHS
(Bambusa heterostachya 'Variegata')
Malay Dwarf Variegated is a dense hedging bamboo featuring green and white stripes leaves. It looks best trimmed once or twice a year to maintain the bushy lush state. Great noise and wind barrier. And attracts little birds to your garden! View Malay Dwarf Variegated>
SMALLEST BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Compacta is the smallest bamboo in terms of height and base. It is very tight clumping and narrow with only 2-3mtrs of natural height. It looks best natural without trimming. It is the value range bamboo for pots, though requires more water & higher maintenance View Compacta>
GIANT CLUMPING GRASS FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Tiger Grass is quite well known for looking very similar to bamboo, though it is only a giant grass! It features tropical large leaves straight off the pole with no branches. It fans out wide so is best for larger pots and it cannot be trimmed down shorter. View Tiger Grass>
SMALL ORNAMENTAL GOLD BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
(Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr')
Alphonse Karr is a beautiful green and gold striped bamboo with a natural vase shape. Fantastic as a small ornamental colourful bamboo in a pot or trough. It will thrive in cooler climates and is very frost tolerant. It can be trimmed down, thinned out or left natural. View Alphonse Karr>
SHADE LOVING 'PURPLE' BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Khasia is a pretty soft weeping bamboo that features a purple ring around the node on the culm. It is well suitable for pots and troughs to provide a pretty ornamental bamboo or some light screening. Naturally clean stemmed without much foliage down low.
LARGE ORNAMENTAL GOLD BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
(Bambusa eutuldoides 'Viridi-Vittata')
China Gold has stunning green and gold striped culms. It is naturally a large clumping bamboo in the ground, however it can be maintained to grow in narrow areas or big pots and troughs! It looks best with the branches removed to feature the colourful culms. View China Gold>
RUNNING BLACK BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Nigra is a running bamboo, but can be safely contained in pots and troughs. It features stunning black culms and dark green leaves. It is the only black bamboo suitable for growing in pots. Nigra provides light screening or a beautiful ornamental feature. View Nigra>
UPRIGHT RUNNING BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS
Temple is a beautiful running bamboo, but can be safely contained in pots & troughs. Temple is a very vertical growing bamboo, with short branches and a pretty 'tufting' habit with its foliage. It can perform in narrower areas where clumping bamboo might not. View Temple Green>
Not sure which bamboo is for you? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are trained in species identification, selection & best uses for all species of bamboo. They can help find which bamboo is perfect for your needs. Plus, they know all the right questions to ask to make this an easy task!