EDIBLE &

CONSTRUCTION BAMBOO

Use these species of bamboo to grow your own edible bamboo shoots for cooking!

Or, grow your own bamboo poles for crafts, furniture, arbors, fencing etc

BEST EDIBLE & CONSTRUCTION BAMBOO

(Bambusa oldhamii)

Oldhamii is one of the best acreage bamboo's being a triple threat. Fantastic screening, edible shoots and strong poles for construction. Suitable for large blocks or acreage due to its size. Its nickname is 'Sweet Shoot Bamboo' for its delicious new shoots! View Oldhamii>

BEST 3-4MTR SELLING SCREENING BAMBOO

(Bambusa multiplex  'Goldstripe')

Goldstripe is one of the smallest, narrowest and most upright screening bamboos. It is perfect for using the stakes for tomatoes or weaving etc. Great for small arts and crafts or thin construction poles.It is also edible, though there isn't much flesh in the small shoots! View Goldstripe>

#1 BEST SELLING SCREENING BAMBOO

(Bambusa textilis 'Gracilis')

Gracilis is the best selling bamboo for being great screening, very quick growing and vertical. Gracilis has a nickname called 'Slender Weavers' due to how flexible the culms are! It is great for arts and crafts and also has edible shoots. View Gracilis>

RUNNING BLACK BAMBOO FOR POTS & TROUGHS

(Phyllostachys nigra)

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 a great choice for edible culms, many cultures regarding it as delicious. The poles are also stunning for arts and crafts  View Nigra>

LARGE ORNAMENTAL GOLD BAMBOO

(Bambusa eutuldoides 'Viridi-Vittata')

China Gold has stunning green and gold striped culms. The poles are very straight and strong, great for construction. China Gold is well known for its tasty shoots, and often sends up a lot of shoots each year which makes for a good harvest each season.  View China Gold>

PRETTY WEEPING BAMBOO

(Drepanostachyum falcatum)

Himalayan Weeping is a fluffy weeping bamboo that has pale green foliage. It is well suitable for pots and troughs to provide a pretty ornamental bamboo or some light screening. It does weep our quite wide so needs a larger area. View Himalayan Weeping>

ORNAMENTAL BLACK /BROWN BAMBOO

(Bambusa lako)

Timor Black is a beautiful glossy brown bamboo with occasional green stripe. It has lush dark green foliage and a fairly upright nature. It can be an ornamental feature or a light privacy screen. It is naturally tall and can be trimmed down to a short manageable height. View Timor Black>

TALLEST BAMBOO IN THE WORLD!

(Dendrocalamus brandisii)

Brandisii has the claim of being the tallest bamboo in the world! It has reached up to 36mtrs overseas! Brandisii is useful too, it has edible shoots and is used for construction - the poles are thick, strong and fairly straight. View Brandisii>

MASSIVE CLUMPING BAMBOO W/ ORANGE SHOOTS

(Dendrocalamus latiflorus)

Latiflorus is a giant clumping bamboo with massive smooth green culms and large tropical leaves. Fantastic on acreage or large blocks as a feature purely for its SIZE. The poles are fabulous for their size and strength, and the new shoots are edible! View Latiflorus>

NARROW & UPRIGHT BAMBOO

(Thrysostachys siamensis)

Monastery is a very narrow bamboo and an upright growth habit. It has a very unique appearance and offers great height with a compact footprint It is great for screening with something a little different then the popular screening types. View Monastery>

BEST FOREST & GROVE BAMBOO

(Sinobambusa tootsik 'Albostriata')

Moso is a beautiful running bamboo best for growing into groves or forests. It features minimal branching so the clean stems are great for construction, the shoots are edible and it will regenerate faster due to being a running bamboo!View Moso>

FINE LEAFED ORNAMENTAL BAMBOO

(Nastus elatus)

New Guinea Green is a soft weepy looking bamboo. It features quite an open clumping havit and small leaves. It is suitable for semi-shader areas where it looks its best. It tends to have a unique asymmetrical growing habit. View New Guinea 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! 

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