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Bamboo

Below is our bamboo plants we offer for sale. We specialize in non-invasive clumping bamboo and is the majority of our usual inventory.

We occasionally carry running bamboo which we recommend for containers only. To learn more about the difference between clumping bamboo and running bamboo, click here.

We are constantly building our bamboo collection. For our full bamboo plant list, send an email at sean@madmanbamboo.com or text at 916-300-6335

If you are looking for a specific bamboo variety and don’t see it, just ask. Inventory and prices are subject to change. Thank you!

Sean
916-300-6335
sean@madmanbamboo.com


Featured Clumping Bamboo

Bambusa multiplex “Alphonse Karr”

Description

An ideal clumping variety that has a tight “V” shape with bright yellow culms, green stripes and shades of red and pink with green leaves.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 18 ft.

Height (in container): 10 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $22

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa multiplex “Golden Goddess”

Description

This bamboo is great for privacy and its culms shoot green and gradually turn a golden yellow, hence the name. Note: we carry this mostly in 3 gallon sizes.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 10-12 ft.

Height (in container): 6-8 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $22

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa multiplex “Striped Young”

Description

Rare bamboo that has dark green culms with lighter green stripes.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 12 ft.

Height (in container): 6 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $25

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa multiplex riviereorum “Chinese Goddess”

Description

Great smaller bamboo that has tiny green leaves. Very graceful and airy. Great as a lower privacy hedge.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 6 ft.

Height (in container): 3 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $22

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa Oldhamii “Giant Clumping Timber Bamboo”

Description

This bamboo is ideal for blocking two-story houses, serving as a windbreak and a really ideal privacy bamboo. Upright, dense with larger leaves. Note: we carry this mostly in 3 gallon sizes.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 20 ft.

Height (in container): 10-12 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $22

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa textilis “Weaver’s Bamboo”

Description

This bamboo is upright with medium size leaves, less dense than Bambusa Oldhamii. Culms have shades of blue in them when newer.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 20 ft.

Height (in container): 10-12 ft.

Pricing

1 gallon: $22

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa textilis gracilis “Slender Weaver’s Bamboo”

Description

This bamboo has a slight and graceful arch at the upper end of the plant with medium size leaves, less dense than Bambusa Oldhamii. Culms have shades of blue in them when newer.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 20 ft.

Height (in container): 10-12 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: Contact for pricing, available in 2022

Bambusa ventricosa "Buddha's Belly Kimmei”

Description

This unique bamboo grows “belly’s” between the nodes of the culms. This effect is brought on by constrained growing conditions and slightly drier soils. Great for privacy and very unique. Culms are yellow with green stripes. Leave have white striping.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 12-15 ft.

Height (in container): 6-8 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $32

Bambusa ventricosa "Buddha's Belly Green”

Description

This unique bamboo grows “belly’s” between the nodes of the culms. This effect is brought on by constrained growing conditions and slightly drier soils. Great for privacy and very unique.  Culms and leaves are solid green.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 12-15 ft.

Height (in container): 6-8 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $32

Borinda boliana

Description

Dense with smaller leaves and culms that are brilliant shades of blue and green, both ornamental and ideal for privacy.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Morning Sun

Height (in ground): 16 ft.

Height (in container): 8 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $32

Borinda fungosa “Chocolate Bamboo”

Description

Dense with smaller leaves and culms that are red-maroon in color. Often dubbed “Chocolate Bamboo.” Very pretty plant that is both ornamental and good for privacy.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Morning Sun

Height (in ground): 12 ft.

Height (in container): 6 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $35

Himalayacalamus hookerianus “Teague’s Blue”

Description

Very beautiful bamboo that has culms with brilliant blue, purple, red and green coloring. Highly sought after. Very sun sensitive, morning sun at maximum.

Information

Growth Type: Clumping

Light: Morning Sun

Height (in ground): 15 ft.

Height (in container): 6-8 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $50

Featured Running Bamboo

Phylostachys nigra “Black Bamboo”

Description

This bamboo shoots green and in about 2 years the culms turn a jet black. Green leaves. Open growth.

Information

Growth Type: Running

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 25 ft.

Height (in container): 12 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $35

Semiarundaria yashadake kimmei

Description

Dense with longer green leaves, culms that are yellow with a green stripe. When exposed to sun, culms turn a brilliant, beautiful red color.

Information

Growth Type: Running

Light: Full Sun

Height (in ground): 15 ft.

Height (in container): 7 ft.

Pricing

3 gallon: $35

We are constantly building our bamboo collection. To download our full bamboo plant list, click here.

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